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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


'Tyndal Translating the Bible'; Tyndale translating the Bible into English


Albumen print | 24.5 x 19.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2081525

Photograph of the painting 'Tyndale translating the Bible into English' by Alexander Johnston (1815-91). The painting depicts a man seated at a desk. He is shown writing with a quill, whilst looking at a book (The Bible). Behind him a man stands and gazes out towards a window on the right. He raises his left hand as if to indicate danger.

  • Creator(s)

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

  • 24.5 x 19.9 cm (image)

    54.5 x 35.8 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Language, Linguistics and Literature
      • Translations
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Construction
        • Structural parts of buildings
          • Windows
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Art
        • Paintings
          • Paintings-British school