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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)

Stag shot by the Prince in twilight on the Danseck

Salted paper print | 8.1 x 9.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2116987

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Photograph of a stag shot by Prince Albert (1819-61) on the Danseck. The caption indicates the stag weighed 17 stone and 3 pounds and was shot at twilight. The photograph is labelled as an 'Inperfect calotype'.

  • Creator(s)

    Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88) (photographer)

  • annotation: Stag shot by the Prince in twilight on the Danseck/ near the road (V. R. there)/ (Head stuffed in sitting room old house.) weighed 17 stone 3 lbs/ clean.)/ Inperfect calotype by Dr Becker. [break] Oct: 4th 1852.- [beneath work]
  • 8.1 x 9.5 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
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Aberdeenshire [Scotland]
              • Balmoral Estate [Aberdeenshire]