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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

Stag shot by the Prince 30 - 30 Sep 1856

Salted paper print | 15.6 x 18.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2116997

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Photograph of the head of a stag positioned on a wooden table in front of a stone wall. The stag was hot by Prince Albert (1819-61). The caption indicate the stag weighed 20 stone.

  • Creator(s)

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

  • annotation: Shot on the 30th September 56, weighed 20 st [in print, unable to tell if scratched into negative? ]
    annotation: stag shot by the Prince on the Mouedh Gape [?]/ weighed 20 stone/ Sept: 30th 1856. [beneath work]
  • 15.6 x 18.9 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