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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

After Hippolyte Paul Delaroche (1797-1856)

'Le Christ portant sa croix' 1857-58

Albumen print? | RCIN 2160815

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Photograph of a drawing by Paul Delaroche, created around 1853. The work depicts the Christ fallen on his knees as he carries the cross. He is surrounded by a group of soldiers and saints. On the left, a soldier pulls on a rope attached to the Christ's waist, whilst a female figure attempts to lift the cross in the background.

  • Creator(s)

    After Hippolyte Paul Delaroche (1797-1856) (artist)

    Robert Jefferson Bingham (1825-70) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Jesus Christ
  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Life of Christ
            • Passion of Christ
              • Christ Carrying the Cross