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Robert Howlett (1831-58)

'Virgin and Child' 1857

Albumen print | 20.3 x 16.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2081352

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Photograph of a painting of the Virgin Mary with Christ Child. The Virgin Mary cradles the infant on her lap. She holds a flower in front of the child with her right hand. The mother and child are depicted in a garden, enclosed by a fence. The painting is photographed in its frame. A piece of paper with the number '441' printed on it is attached to the frame, in the lower left corner. The painting is attributed to M. Schoen.

  • Creator(s)

    Robert Howlett (1831-58) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 20.3 x 16.5 cm (image)

    54.5 x 35.3 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ Child
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Gardening
          • Gardens
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Art
        • Paintings