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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

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 | 19.1 x 5.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2800234

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Photograph of a rectangular panel in a wooden frame. The panel features carved scrolls arranged symmetrically along a central axis that depicts urns, putti and a bucranium (skull of an ox). The medallion at bottom shows a man killing a stag with a spear. It is numbered `2580' towards the base.
  • Creator(s)

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    Francis Bedford (1815-94) (photographer)

  • 19.1 x 5.9 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
          • Mammals
            • Deer
              • Red deer
                • Stags (male deer)
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Funerary architecture
            • Tombs
      • Plastic arts
        • Numismatics
          • Medallions
      • Music
        • Musical instruments
          • Brass instruments
            • Horns (musical instruments)
    • People
      • Children