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After Hippolyte Paul Delaroche (1797-1856)

'Mr le Bon Mallet' 1857-58

Albumen print? | RCIN 2160796

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Photograph of a painting by Paul Delaroche, created in 1847. This three-quarter length portrait of Adolphe-Jacques, baron Mallet de Chalmassy (1787-1868), depicts the French banker standing, facing a quarter to the right and looking at the viewer. He tucks his right hand inside his coat, whilst holding a pair of gloves in his left hand.

  • 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