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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


'Too Hot'


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

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

  • Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Dogs
    • Children