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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 Sketchers'


Albumen print | 24.5 x 20.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2081526

Photograph of a painting of two women, depicted three-quarter length. The woman on the left faces towards the viewer and gazes to the left. She holds a pencil in her left hand and a sketchbook in her right. The woman on the right gazes down at the sketchbook, which she holds with her left hand. She places her right hand on her companion's right shoulder.

  • Creator(s)

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

  • 24.5 x 20.2 cm (image)

    54.5 x 35.8 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Women