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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

After Francis Bedford (1815-94)

'Ivory carvings ascribed to Fiamingo' 1893 copy after an original of 1853

Carbon print | 9.1 x 19.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2906032

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Photograph of a series of six carved panels attributed to Fiamindo (1672–1724) depicting different scenes in which infants or putti play. Upper left: Putti with a Silenus; Upper centre: Putti playing music; Upper right : Putti playing with a goat; Lower left : Putti playing with a donkey; Lower centre: Putti with grapes and Lower right: Putti with a goat and a Satyr. See RCIN 2800225 for another print of this photograph.

An invoice dated 14 July 1854 for 11 photographs totalling £1 13s was submitted to Dr Ernst Becker and payment was received by Bedford on 12 October 1854 (Royal Archives PPTO/PP/QV/PP2/4840).

The object was on display at Marlborough House in 1854.
  • Creator(s)

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    After Francis Bedford (1815-94) (photographer)

    Gustav William Henry Mullins (1854-1921) (photographer)

    Fiamingo (sculptor)

    Francois Duquesnoy (1597-1643)
  • 9.1 x 19.2 cm (image)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • People
      • Putti
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Zoology
        • Animals
          • Mythical creatures
            • Satyrs
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Religions of antiquity
          • Classical mythology
            • Silenus