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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

After Richard Hume Lancaster (1773-1853)

'On the Sands at Honfleur'; The Sands at Honfleur c.1863-5

Albumen print | 5.7 x 8.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2373704

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Photograph of the painting 'The Sands at Honfleur' (RCIN 405025). The painting depicts the beach at Honfleur, Normandy at low tide. In the foreground there are two women crouching by a small boat. There is a ship docked in the background.

Photograph is from a folder of photographs of paintings and artworks displayed in Prince Albert's (1819-61) rooms. This painting was displayed in Prince Albert's dressing room, on the south side. The painting was acquired by Prince Albert in 1841.

  • Creator(s)

    After Richard Hume Lancaster (1773-1853) (artist)

  • annotation: (9.)/ The Prince Consort's Dressing Room/ South Side [upper mount]
    annotation: [above work] On the Sands at Honfleur/ [below work] H. LANCASTER. 1841./ Oil on Canvas. 16 in x 21 in. [around photograph]
  • 5.7 x 8.7 cm (image)

    28.0 x 34.4 cm (mount)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • People
      • Girls
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Vessels (marine)
          • Boats
          • Ships
        • Vehicles
          • Simple transport
            • Carts
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Horses