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Exhibitions and records of works of art

Prince Albert recognised the importance of photography to record and document notable exhibitions and works of art


'Le Chirst soutien des affligés'


Albumen print? | RCIN 2160823

Photograph of a painting by Paul Delaroche, created between 1849 and 1851. The work depicts the Christ standing on the right, full-length and facing to the viewer. He points upwards with his right hand, whilst offering his left hand to a woman who bows before him. She places her right hand on the Christ's palm and extends her left hand around the shoulders of two children. 

  • Creator(s)

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

    Robert Jefferson Bingham (1825-70) (photographer)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert