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Exhibitions and records of works of art

Prince Albert recognised the importance of photography to record and document notable exhibitions and works of art


'Mr Thiers'


Albumen print? | RCIN 2160826

Photograph of a painting by Paul Delaroche, created in 1856 and now in the collection of the Fondation Dosne-Thiers, Paris. This three-quarter length portrait of Adolphe Thiers (1797-1877) depicts the French politician on a staircase, facing to the viewer and turning his head to the right. His right hand rests on the stone balustrade in front of him, whilst his left hand holds a folder with documents. 

  • Creator(s)

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

    Robert Jefferson Bingham (1825-70) (photographer)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert