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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

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

Stuffed Stag shot by Albert on Craig Daign 16 - 16 Sep 1851

Pencil, pen and ink | 13.4 x 12.9 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 980548

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A pen and ink drawing showing the head of a dead stag. The stag is shown facing right and is mounted on a board. Inscribed below: Stuffed Stag shot by Albert on Craig Daign [sic] Sept: 16. 1851. VR del Sept 16. 1851
Inscribed lower left: Sitting room old House.

Deer stalking was a favourite pastime of Prince Albert, especially while staying at Balmoral. On 16 September 1851 Queen Victoria accompanied her husband on a stalking expedition on Craig Doin.

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)

  • 13.4 x 12.9 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)