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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

After Hippolyte Paul Delaroche (1797-1856)

'Le duc de Bourgogne' 1857-58

Albumen print? | RCIN 2160799

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Photograph of a drawing by Paul Delaroche, created around 1842. The work depicts John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy (1371-1419), admitting to the Royal Council his order to murder the King's brother, Louis I Duke of Orléans (1372-1407). The scene takes place inside a gothic-style throne room with a council table in its centre. 

  • Creator(s)

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

    Robert Jefferson Bingham (1825-70) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Louis I, Duke of Orleans (1371-1407)
    Dukes of Burgundy
  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs