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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 on Craig Doign 10 - 10 Oct 1858

Pencil, watercolour | 15.9 x 19.6 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 980581

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A watercolour showing the head of a dead stag. The stag is shown facing left and is resting on a table. Inscribed lower right: Stag shot by Albert on Craig Doign [sic] Oct: 9 - 1858. weighed 17st 2lbs VR del Oct: 10. 1858.

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)

  • 15.9 x 19.6 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)