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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


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


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

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)

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

  • 19.6 x 15.1 cm (image)

  • From an album presented to Prince Albert