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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

'Peter the Great's first interview with Catherine' 1857

Albumen print | 17.6 x 25.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2081463

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Photograph of a painting depicting four men and one woman seated and standing around a table, positioned inside a tent. The woman spears to be serving drinks to the men. There is a man standing outside the tent, holding a gun. The painting is photographed in its frame. A plaque with citation information is located in the centre of the frame's lower side.

  • Creator(s)

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

    After a work previously attributed to Augustus Leopold Egg (1816-63) (artist)

  • 17.6 x 25.8 cm (image)

    54.5 x 35.8 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Social sciences
      • Military affairs
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Firearms
              • Guns
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Art
        • Paintings