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Francis Bedford (1815-94)

Works of Art Exhibited at Marlborough House, 1854: One of Two Panels from Martinengo's Tomb at Brescia 1854

Albumen print | 19.2 x 5.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2800235

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Photograph of a rectangular panel in a wooden frame. The panel is decorated with scrolls featuring plants and mythological figures arranged symmetrically along the central axis. The central axis consists of urns and vases on pedestals. The medallion at bottom shows St George killing the dragon. It is numbered `1582' towards the base.
  • Creator(s)

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    Francis Bedford (1815-94) (photographer)

  • 19.2 x 5.8 cm (image)

  • 'Two Panels from Martinengo's Tomb at Brescia'

  • Commissioned by Henry Cole. Later acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Greater London [England]
              • London [Greater London]
                • City of Westminster
                  • Marlborough House [London]
        • Italy
          • Lombardy
            • Brescia [Italy]
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Botany
        • Systematic botany
          • Flowering plants
      • Zoology
        • Animals
          • Birds
          • Mythical creatures
            • Mermaids
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Funerary architecture
            • Tombs
      • Plastic arts
        • Numismatics
          • Medallions
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Side arms (weapons)
              • Swords