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Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68)

Two candelabras c.1853-5

Albumen print | 18.0 x 22.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2369556

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Photograph of a pair of sculpted candelabras (RCINs 31364.3 and 31364.4). The candelabra on the left shows a young male figure holding a staff, a female figure and a putti seated on a hound-like creature, holding the leash of another hound-like creature. The candelabra on the right shows a middle-aged male figure, a young female figure and a putti.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68) (photographer)

  • 18.0 x 22.5 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • printed & manuscript material
        • books
          • book: half leather bound
            • book: half leather bound in morocco
              • book: half leather bound in green morocco
    Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Home economics
        • Furniture & accessories
          • Furnishings
            • Lighting Devices
              • Candle holders
                • Candelabra
    • People
      • Putti
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Plastic arts
        • Sculpture