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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

'Too Hot' 1857

Albumen print | 21.4 x 15.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2081501

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Photograph of a painting of a young boy seated on a chair, blowing onto a spoonful of soup. He holds a bowl of soup on his lap. The young boy wears a cap, shirt, trousers and boots. A dog sits on the floor beside him, gazing up at the boy. The boy is seated in a domestic interior. There is a barrel behind him.

  • Creator(s)

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

    After a work attributed to W Hunt (artist)

  • 21.4 x 15.8 cm (image)

    54.5 x 35.8 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Dogs
    • People
      • Children