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Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68)

'The Virgin Mary. Enamel by Martin Didier' c. 1855

Albumen print? | RCIN 2864537

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Photograph of an enamelled plaque created in the first half of the seventeenth century in Limoges and now in the collection of the Louvre, Paris (MRR 258). The work depicts the Virgin, full-length, facing to the right and kneeling in prayer. This is a detail of the original work.

  • Creator(s)

    Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68) (photographer)

    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs