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Robert Howlett (1831-58)

'The Rent Day' 1857

Albumen print | 21.0 x 31.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2081492

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Photograph of the painting 'The Rent Day' by Sir David Wilkie (1785-1841). The painting depicts a large group of people in an interior setting. On the left, an elderly man stands before three men seated around a table. Behind the elderly man is a woman with two children.

  • Creator(s)

    Robert Howlett (1831-58) (photographer)

    After Sir David Wilkie (1785-1841) (artist)

  • 21.0 x 31.1 cm (image)

    54.5 x 35.8 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • People
      • Children
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Zoology
        • Animals
          • Mammals
            • Humans
              • Babies (human)