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Princess Helena, consort of Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (1846-1923)

Princess Helena's Balmoral Album, 1852-1868 c.1852-68

Leather bound album | 28.5 x 42.4 x 6.0 cm (album) | RCIN 2160312

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Green and black leather bound album containing photographs (RCINs 2160313-2160440) collected by Princess Helena (1843-1923) featuring portraits of family, reproductions of artworks and landscape views. The edges are gilt.
  • Creator(s)

    Princess Helena, consort of Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg (1846-1923) (compiler)

  • 28.5 x 42.4 x 6.0 cm (album)

  • Owned and compiled by Princess Helena

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
        • photographs
      • printed & manuscript material
        • books
    Subject(s)
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Photography
        • Photographs
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Aberdeenshire [Scotland]
              • Balmoral Castle [Aberdeenshire]
              • Balmoral Estate [Aberdeenshire]

Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)

Shooting Party, Balmoral, 1853

Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

Children of Head Forester Grant at Balmoral

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Royal Family group, Balmoral

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Royal family group

Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

Widow Grant, mother of John Grant

Wilson & Hay (active 1853-55)

Stags shot by the Prince

Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

Display of stags shot by the Prince

Unknown Person

Stag Head

Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

Household Staff Group

Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

Mary and Victoria Symon

Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

Prince Arthur on "Topsy" and J. Poltred

Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

Victoria Alice and Mary Symon

Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

Gillies and Keepers at Balmoral

Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

Group of Gillies

Attributed to Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)

Stag Shot by the Prince Consort at the Glassalt

Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

Stag head

Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

Stags Head

Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

John Grant (1810-79) - Head Keeper

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

John Brown (1827-83)

Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

Donald Stewart (1827-1909) - Keeper

Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

Charles Duncan Keeper (1826-1904)

Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

Peter Farquarson (d. 1874) - Keeper

Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

J. MacKenzie - Keeper

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

James Smith

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Balmoral Castle from the North

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Balmoral Castle from the SW

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Balmoral Castle (from the NW) 1862

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Balmoral Castle from the South East

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Alt-na-Guisach Balmoral Castle

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Birkhall

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Obelisk - Memorial to Prince Consort

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

The Linn of Muick

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

The Head of Loch Muick

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Loch-Na-Gar

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

The Dhuloch

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Falls of the Garr-valt

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

J[ohn] Brown, father of John Brown (1790-1875)

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

W. Middleton

Hills & Saunders (1852 to date)

John Brown (1823-83)

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Mrs Middleton

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Mrs Grant

Hills & Saunders (1852 to date)

John Brown

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

John Grant, Head Forester at Balmoral

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Mrs Symon

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Mrs Mackenzie (fl. 1865)

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

J. Symon (fl. 1965)

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

John Grant, Mrs Grant and their children

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

Group outside Balmoral

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

Princess Beatrice (1857-1944)

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

William Brown

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

John Brown (1826-83)

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

William, John and Archie Brown

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

John and James Morgan

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

Household servants

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

William Ross

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

Mrs John Thomson

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Mr and Mrs Brown and their daughter Anne

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

John Thompson

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

Andrew Grant

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

Mr and Mrs Duncan and their daughter Jane

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

Victoria Grant

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

John Grant

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

Group of Gillies dancing

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

Alex Grant

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

Group of servants

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

William Stewart

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

Group of gillies

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

James Smith

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

John Brown

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

Archie Brown

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

John Grant

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

Jane Duncan

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

Children of Donald Stewart

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

Mrs Donald Stewart

Whitlock, H.J. : 11 New Street, Birmingham

Queen Victoria and Princess Helena on horseback

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

Group portrait

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

Group portrait on steps at Balmoral

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

Princes and servants

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

Interior of the tent

James Valentine (1815-79)

The Glassalt Shiel - Loch Muich

James Valentine (1815-79)

The Glassalt Shiel - Loch Muick

James Valentine (1815-79)

The Glassalt Shiel - Loch Muich

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

The Prince of Wales and Duke of Edinburgh

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

Alexandra, Princess of Wales

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

Prince Leopold and Princess Louise

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

Family portrait

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

Prince and Princess Of Wales

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

The Queen on "Auchindryne"

W & D Downey (active 1855-1941)

Prince Arthur and Prince Leopold