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Victoria commissioned works that memorialised her beloved husband

Jane and Margaret Davison (active 1870)

A marble tablet of Joseph-Purity and Prudence: Albert Memorial Chapel, Windsor 1874

Carbon print | 20.9 x 15.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2101240

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Photograph of a marble tablet showing Joseph standing in left side profile receiving the insignia of Government from a Pharaoh and his Queen. The tablet features in the Albert Memorial Chapel.

The photograph is accompanied by a caption: 'JOSEPH- PURITY AND PRUDENCE. JOSEPH set over Egypt receives from the hands of Pharaoh and of his queen the insignia of government. "Thou shalt be over my house, and recording to thy word shall my people he ruled, only in the throne will I greater than thou"'.

  • Creator(s)

    Jane and Margaret Davison (active 1870) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Joseph(OT)
    Henri Joseph Fran├žois, Baron de Triqueti (1804-74)
  • 20.9 x 15.3 cm (image)

  • Joseph-Purity and Prudence. Tablet. [The Triqueti Marbles in the Albert Memorial Chapel, Windsor]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria by 1876

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Berkshire [England]
              • Windsor [Berkshire]
                • Windsor Castle
                  • Lower Ward [Windsor Castle]
                    • Albert Memorial Chapel [Windsor Castle]