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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

After Hippolyte Paul Delaroche (1797-1856)

'Les pélerins' 1857-58

Albumen print? | RCIN 2160779

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Photograph of a painting by Paul Delaroche, created in 1842 and now in the Muzeum Narodowe w Poznaniu, Poland (Inv. no. Mo 1075). The painting depicts a group of three pilgrims gathered around an elevation of two marble steps. These include a child reclining in the lap of a seated woman and a man lying behind them. An additional female figure is breastfeeding a baby in the background, to the right.

  • Creator(s)

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

    Robert Jefferson Bingham (1825-70) (photographer)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Lazio [Italy]
            • Rome [Lazio]