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Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

'Scheldt, near Antwerp'; The Quay at Antwerp during the Fair Time 1857

Albumen print | 19.7 x 30.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2081493

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Photograph of the painting 'The Quay at Antwerp during the Fair Time' by Sir Augustus Wall Callcott (1779-1844). The painting depicts a harbour crowded with many ships and boats. There is a building with a tall tower in the distant background.

  • Creator(s)

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

    After Sir Augustus Wall Callcott (1779-1844) (artist)

  • 19.7 x 30.2 cm (image)

    54.5 x 35.8 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Vessels (marine)
          • Boats
          • Ships
        • Waterway engineering
          • Harbours
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Belgium
          • Flanders [Belgium]
            • Antwerpen [Belgium]
              • Antwerp [Belgium]