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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




Albumen print | 16.0 x 26.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2081534

Photograph of a painting showing a view of Venice. The Punta della Dogana, or Old Customs House, is located in the middle ground. There are boats and water in the foreground extending to the background, effectively surrounding the Customs House.

  • Creator(s)

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

    After a work attributed to Edward William Cooke (1811-80) (artist)

  • 16.0 x 26.8 cm (image)

    54.5 x 35.8 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Veneto [Italy]
            • Venice [Veneto]
              • Punta della Dogana [Venice]
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Vessels (marine)
          • Boats
          • Ships