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Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

'Shore scene' 1857

Albumen print | 16.8 x 26.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2081420

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Photograph of a painting of a beach scene. Many people are gathered on the beach, engaging in various activities. On the far left, groups of people load cargo off of a ship.

At the time of the photograph, the painting was attributed to Philips Wouwerman (c.1619-68).

  • Creator(s)

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

    After a work previously attributed to Philips Wouwerman (Haarlem 1619-Haarlem 1668) (artist)

  • 16.8 x 26.9 cm (image)

    54.5 x 35.3 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Physiography
        • Beaches
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Vessels (marine)
          • Ships