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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

Monk 1858

Albumen print | 28.3 x 36.6 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2160062

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Photograph of a full length portrait of a small dog, asleep on the ground. He rests his head on his front paws and faces left. He lies against a stone wall. The dog, named Monk, belonged to Sir A. Gordon and lived at Balmoral since the 1840's.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Previously attributed to Unknown Person (photographer)

    Sir A Gordon (b. 1840)
  • 28.3 x 36.6 cm (page dimensions)

    9.7 x 12.9 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
        • photographs
      • printed & manuscript material
        • books
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Aberdeenshire [Scotland]
              • Balmoral Castle [Aberdeenshire]
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Dogs