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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68)

'After an Alto Relievo in pottery by Luca della Robin' 1853

Albumen print | 20.9 x 15.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2906035

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Photograph of a pottery relief of the Virgin kneeling in prayer as she looks down at the Christ child, lying in the foreground, on the left. In the background are winged Angels. Two hands, representing the hands of God, are spread out at the top of the relief.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Luca della Robbia (1400-82)
  • 20.9 x 15.0 cm (image)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Plastic arts
        • Sculpture
          • Reliefs
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Devotional Images of Christ
            • Virgin & Child
              • Virgin & Child with Angels
          • Practical theology (Christian). Religious practices. Ascetic and mystical theology
            • Christian art & symbolism