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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

Stag shot by the Prince on the shoulder of Ripe 5 - 5 Oct 1857

Salted paper print | 11.6 x 15.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2117009

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Photograph of the head of a stag shot by Prince Albert (1819-61), positioned on top of a wooden box, facing towards the left. The wooden box is positioned in front of a stone wall. Stag shot at Ripe Hill, on the Balmoral Estate.

  • Creator(s)

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

  • annotation: Stag shot by the Prince on the shoulder of Ripe/ Oct: 5th 1857. weighed 17 st 2 lb. [beneath work]
  • 11.6 x 15.1 cm (image)

  • From the collection of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

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