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George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Mrs Duncan and her children, Jessie, Jane, Mary and Alice 1861

Albumen print | 18.2 x 13.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2160106

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Photograph of Mrs Duncan, wife of Charles, seated in right side profile in the doorway to a house with her children, Jessie, Jane, Mary and Alice. She holds a baby dressed in white. A young girl sits on the same side as her mother and holds a doll. On the right stands a girl holding a book and in front of her stands another girl wearing a dress with horizontal designs.

This photograph was probably taken in 1861 when Wilson was commissioned by Queen Victoria to take photographs of the Queen's Keepers and their families.

  • Creator(s)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Jesse Duncan
    Jane Duncan
    Mary Duncan
    Alice Duncan
  • 18.2 x 13.2 cm (image)

    28.3 x 36.6 cm (page dimensions)

  • Duncan family portrait [Balmoral 1856 - 1861]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Aberdeenshire [Scotland]
              • Balmoral Castle [Aberdeenshire]
              • Balmoral Estate [Aberdeenshire]