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Photographs 1842-61

Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography


A Study from Life


Albumen print | 21.9 x 16.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2906144

Photograph of a tableaux of a woman and a young girl posed in a faux rural setting re-created within a photographer's studio. The young girl is seated facing the viewer with her right hand on a spinning wheel and her left hand outstretched to receive a metallic implement. Behind the girl stands a woman, facing the viewer and holding a wicker basket full of eggs. In the background is a clothes line and a painted backdrop depicting a building.
  • Creator(s)

    After Moulin Atelier Photographique (active c.1851-69) (photographer)

    William Bambridge (1820-79) (photographer)

  • 21.9 x 16.7 cm (image)

  • From an album of photographs collected and arranged by Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Agricultural implements
    • Children