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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 on Fedthort 10 - 10 Sep 1852

Pencil and pen and ink on tracing paper | 14.6 x 11.7 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 980551

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A pen and ink drawing on tracing paper showing the head of a dead stag. The stag is shown facing forward. Inscribed below: Stag shot by the Prince on Fedthort Tracing from a sketch by [?VR].
Inscribed lower right: Sept: 10th 1852

Deer stalking was a favourite pastime of Prince Albert, especially while staying at Balmoral. Queen Victoria would often sketch her husband's prizes once they had been brought back to Balmoral.

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)

  • 14.6 x 11.7 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)