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Albert and Victoria’s collection shows photographers’ working methods

After Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-73)

Photography of paintings c. 1860

RCIN 2084837

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Glass plate negative depicting two paintings placed on an easel for the purpose of photography. The paintings, both by Franz Xaver Winterhalter, are a portrait of Elizabeth, Marchioness of Douro (RCIN 404907), and a portrait of Frances, Viscountess Jocelyn (RCIN 404908).

The glass plate negative has been photographed showing the coated side and therefore the image appears laterally reversed. Prints from this negative do not seem to exist in the Collection.
  • Creator(s)

    After Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-73) (artist)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Frances Elizabeth Jocelyn, Viscountess Jocelyn (1820-80)
    Elizabeth Wellesley, Duchess of Wellington (1820-1904)
  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • negatives
            • glass plate negatives
    Subject(s)
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Art
        • Paintings