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Exhibitions and records of works of art

Prince Albert recognised the importance of photography to record and document notable exhibitions and works of art


'The Authors [sic] Reception by the Players'


Albumen print | 21.0 x 34.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2081547

Photograph of a painting depicting a feast attended by a large group of people in historical dress. The feast takes place in a domestic interior, richly decorated with statues, silverware and textiles.  

  • Creator(s)

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

    After Daniel Maclise (1806-70) (artist)

  • 21.0 x 34.6 cm (image)

    54.5 x 35.8 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Side arms (weapons)
              • Swords