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Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

'Moses' return from the fair' 1857

Albumen print | 19.5 x 25.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2081465

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Photograph of a painting of a scene from the novel, 'The Vicar of Wakefield'. On the far left of the painting, a young man stands, holding out his arms. On the right, an older man sits at a table, a male child seated on his lap. Three women and one male child stand and sit around the table. The painting is photographed in its frame. There is a plaque is attached to the centre of the frame's bottom, containing citation information.

  • Creator(s)

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

  • 19.5 x 25.0 cm (image)

    54.5 x 35.8 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • People
      • Children
    • Language, Linguistics and Literature
      • Literature
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Art
        • Paintings