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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

'Sir H. Guildford'; Sir Henry Guildford (1489-1532) 1857

Albumen print | 19.6 x 15.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2372820

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Photograph of a painting of a half-length portrait of Sir Henry Guildford (1489-1532) by Hans Holbein the Younger (c.1497-1543). The sitter poses facing three-quarters to the right and gazing ahead, away from the viewer. An inventory number can be seen in the lower left corner.

The painting was lent to the 1857 Manchester Exhibition by Queen Victoria (1819-1901). The painting (RCIN 400046) remains in the Royal Collection.

  • Creator(s)

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

    After Hans Holbein the Younger (1497/8-1543) (artist)

    Sir Henry Guildford (1489-1532)
  • 19.6 x 15.1 cm (image)

  • From an album presented to Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums