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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

'Shield, by B Celini' 1857

Albumen print | 23.9 x 24.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2372818

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Photograph of the Parade Shield, sometimes called Cellini's Shield. The shield depicts the four episodes from the life of Julius Caesar.

The shield is held by the Royal Collection (RCNI 62978) and is currently on display in the Queen's Guard Chamber, Windsor Castle.

  • Creator(s)

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

    Julius Caesar (100-44 BC)
  • 23.9 x 24.5 cm (image)

  • From an album presented to Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Armour
              • Shields (armour)