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Victoria commissioned works that memorialised her beloved husband

Jane and Margaret Davison (active 1870)

A bas-relief depicting Charity: Albert Memorial Chapel, Windsor 1874

Carbon print | 18.0 x 6.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2101280

Photograph of a large bas-relief depicting Ruth holding wheat sheaves in her hand, as she gleans in the field of Boaz. The relief is located in the Albert Memorial Chapel.

The photograph is accompanied by a caption: 'CHARITY. RUTH gleans in the field of Boaz. "Let her glean among the sheaves, and let fall also some of the handfalls that she may glean."'
  • Creator(s)

    Jane and Margaret Davison (active 1870) (photographer)

    Henri Joseph Fran├žois, Baron de Triqueti (1804-74)
  • 18.0 x 6.9 cm (image)

  • Charity. Ruth gleans in the field of Boaz. Bas-relief. [The Triqueti Marbles in the Albert Memorial Chapel, Windsor]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria by 1876

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