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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

Keepers to the Prince Oct 1858

Salted paper print | 28.3 x 36.6 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2160076

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Photograph of a full length portrait of three ghillies, Keepers to the Prince Consort at Balmoral, standing, facing towards the camera and gazing to the right. The ghillies are, from left to right, C. Duncan, P. Farquarson and D. Stewart. The ghillies are dressed in full highland uniform.
  • 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)
  • 28.3 x 36.6 cm (page dimensions)

    10.5 x 13.0 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