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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)

Head of Stag shot by the Prince on Ripe Hill 1850

Coated salted paper print | 14.8 x 10.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2116982

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Photograph of the head of a stag shot by Prince Albert (1819-61) on Ripe Hill, Balmoral. The head is posed facing three-quarters to the left.

The marks on the right side of the print, extending inwards, may be a result of a damaged negative.

  • Creator(s)

    Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88) (photographer)

  • annotation: Head of Stag shot by the Prince on Ripe Hill/ Calotype by Dr. Becker/ Sept: 27th 1852 [beneath work]
  • 14.8 x 10.0 cm (image)

  • From the collection of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Aberdeenshire [Scotland]
              • Balmoral Estate [Aberdeenshire]
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Field sports (hunting, shooting, stalking)
            • Hunting methods
              • Stalking
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Zoology
        • Animals
          • Mammals
            • Deer
              • Red deer
                • Stags (male deer)