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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

After Josephus Laurentius Dyckmans (1811-88)

'The "Lace Maker"' c.1861-5

Albumen print | 7.4 x 7.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2373691

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Photograph of the painting 'The Lace Maker' (RCIN 406575). The painting depicts an elderly woman seated, making lace. Beside her, on the right, is a cat asleep on a chair.

Photograph is from a folder of photographs of paintings and artworks displayed in Prince Albert's (1819-61) rooms. This painting was located in Prince Albert's writing room, Buckingham Palace, on the east side.

  • Creator(s)

    After Josephus Laurentius Dyckmans (1811-88) (artist)

  • annotation: 'The Prince Consort's Writing Room/ East Side [upper mount]
    annotation: [above work] The "Lace Maker"/ [below work] T. DYCKMAN 1846./ Oil on Panel 16 in x 17 in. [around photograph]
  • 7.4 x 7.6 cm (image)

    28.0 x 34.4 cm (mount)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Textile Fibres
          • Lace
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Cats (domestic)
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Art
        • Paintings