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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

After Hippolyte Paul Delaroche (1797-1856)

'Marie Antoinette à la conciergerie' 1857-58

Albumen print? | RCIN 2160827

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Photograph of a drawing by Paul Delaroche depicting Marie Antoinette (1755-93) reclining on the bed of her prison cell at the Conciergerie. A guard stands on the right and looks at the deposed queen over a concertina screen placed beside her bed. He rests his right elbow on the top of the screen. A second man guards the door at far right, seated on a chair that he leans against the wall. 

  • Creator(s)

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

    Robert Jefferson Bingham (1825-70) (photographer)

    Queen Marie Antoinette, consort of Louis XVI, King of France (1755-93)
  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
        • Wars, Campaigns & Battles
          • Wars
            • Wars of the eighteenth century
              • Wars of the French Revolution (1792-1802)