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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)

Stag shot by the Prince in Glen Beg 29 - 29 Sep 1853

Pencil and pen and ink on tracing paper | 13.3 x 11.5 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 980556

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A pen and ink drawing on tracing paper showing the head of a dead stag. The stag is shown facing left with its head resting on rocks. Inscribed below: Stag shot by the Prince in Glen Beg. Sept: 29th 1853. Tracing from a drawing by V.R.

Deer stalking was a favourite pastime of Prince Albert, especially while staying at Balmoral. On 29 September 1853 Queen Victoria accompanied her husband on a stalking expedition in Glen Beg.

This drawing is one of a series of drawings from an album (RCIN 2116979) of photographs and drawings of stags shot by Prince Albert.

  • Creator(s)

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    Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901) (artist)

  • 13.3 x 11.5 cm (sheet of paper)

  • From the collection of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • drawings/watercolours
    Subject(s)
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Zoology
        • Animals
          • Mammals
            • Deer
              • Red deer
                • Stags (male deer)