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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

'The First Born' 1857

Albumen print | 22.0 x 18.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2081471

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Photograph of the painting 'The First Born' by Charles West Cope (1811-90). The painting depicts a woman leaning over and gazing at a sleeping infant. The infant is laid out on a blanket.

  • Creator(s)

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

    After Charles West Cope (1811-90) (artist)

  • 22.0 x 18.5 cm (image)

    54.5 x 35.8 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

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