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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


'Shield, by B Celini'


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

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)

  • 23.9 x 24.5 cm (image)

  • From an album presented to Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Armour
              • Shields (armour)