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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

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Group of ghillies 1859

Albumen print | 28.3 x 36.6 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2160080

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Photograph of a full length portrait of four ghillies standing, facing towards the camera. They all pose with bundles of wood or reeds held over their shoulders. The ghillies are, from left to right, James Smith, W. A. Kennedy, T. Morgan and John Brown. Photograph taken at Balmoral.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    John Brown (1826-83)
    W A Kennedy (Balmoral Gillie)
    Morgan, T (Balmoral Gillie)
  • 28.3 x 36.6 cm (page dimensions)

    10.5 x 15.0 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
        • photographs
      • printed & manuscript material
        • books
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Aberdeenshire [Scotland]
              • Balmoral Castle [Aberdeenshire]