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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

'The Toilette' 1857

Albumen print | 23.9 x 18.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2081533

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Photograph of a painting of five partially nude woman depicted in the process of washing themselves and tending to their hair. Part of an inventory number can be seen in the lower left corner.

  • Creator(s)

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

    After a work attributed to William Etty (1787-1849) (artist)

  • 23.9 x 18.6 cm (image)

    54.5 x 35.8 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs