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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

Group of ghillies ready for hunting Oct 1858

Albumen print | 28.3 x 36.6 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2160077

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Photograph of a full length portrait of a group of ghillies posed in a clearing in a forested area. The ghillies are, from left to right, D. Kennedy, J. Smith, W. Stewart, J. Brown, F. Farquarson, Morgan, C. Coutts, P. Robertson and Johnnie Grant. The ghillies pose with guns and are ready to go hunting. Photograph taken in the grounds of Balmoral.
  • Creator(s)

    Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s) (photographer)

    Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Donald Stewart (1827-1909)
    Peter Farquarson (d. 1874)
    Charles Duncan (1826-1904)
    John Grant (1842-82)
    Peter Robertson
    Charles Coutts
    James Smith (d. 1867)
  • 28.3 x 36.6 cm (page dimensions)

    11.0 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]
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Costume & National dress
          • Costume-Great Britain
            • Costume-Scotland
              • Scottish Highland Dress