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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

After Unknown Person

'Madonna and Child' c.1863-5

Albumen print | 7.2 x 5.8 cm (image, oval) | RCIN 2373695

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Photograph of a porcelain work featuring a depiction of Madonna with child.

Photograph is from a folder of photographs of paintings and artworks displayed in Prince Albert's (1819-61) rooms. This object was displayed in the Blue Room, Windsor Castle, where Prince Albert died. The Blue Room was subsequently referred to as The Albert Room.

  • Creator(s)

    After Unknown Person (artist)

    Subject(s)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • annotation: (5.)/ The "Albert" Room./ [upper mount]
    annotation: [above work] Madonna and Child [beneath work] China. 16 1/2 in x 13 in. [around photograph]
  • 7.2 x 5.8 cm (image, oval)

    28.0 x 34.4 cm (mount)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ Child