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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

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

Study from Life (Nun praying) 1868 copy after an original of 1854

Albumen print | 21.3 x 15.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2906115

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Photograph of a woman wearing a nun's habit, kneeling in front of a covered table with a skull and open book on it. The woman faces the viewer with her torso in right side profile. She holds a crucifix between her hands. A cross fashioned from two sticks lies against the wall in the background.
  • Creator(s)

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

    William Bambridge (1810-79) (photographer)

  • 21.3 x 15.9 cm (image)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Religious orders
          • Nuns
        • Christianity
          • Crucifixes
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Medical sciences
        • Anatomy
          • Skull