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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 Albert 25 - 25 Sep 1859

Pencil, watercolour | 17.4 x 16.5 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 981721

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A watercolour showing the head of a dead stag. The stag is shown facing right and is resting on a table. Inscribed below: Stag shot by Albert. Sept: 24 - 1859 in the Blair Park Abergeldie Woods weighed 19st - 10lbs VR del. Sept: 25. 1859.

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.

  • Creator(s)

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

  • 17.4 x 16.5 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)