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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

'Lord Burleigh in the court of wards' 1857

Albumen print | 16.9 x 16.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2081392

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Photograph of a painting of an overhead view of a court meeting attended by many men. On the far end of the painting, in the centre, is the Master of the Court, Lord Burghley.

At the time of the photograph, the painting was in the collection of Charles Lennox, Duke of Richmond (1791-1860).

  • Creator(s)

    Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67) (photographer)

    William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley (1520-98)
  • 16.9 x 16.5 cm (image)

    54.5 x 35.3 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Art
        • Paintings
          • Paintings-Flemish school