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Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

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

Albumen print | 19.8 x 15.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2081379

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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. A number written on a piece of paper can be seen in the lower left corner.

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

  • Creator(s)

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

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

    Sir Henry Guildford (1489-1532)
  • 19.8 x 15.5 cm (image)

    54.5 x 35.3 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

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