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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

The Queen's and Prince's Ponies Oct 1857

Salted paper print | 28.3 x 36.6 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2160053

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Photograph of a full length group portrait of ghillies with Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's ponies. The group pose in a clearing surrounded by forest. The ghillies are, from left to right,  P. Robertson, C. Coutts, J. Brown, C. Duncan and J. Smith. Photograph taken at Balmoral.
  • Creator(s)

    Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s) (photographer)

    Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Peter Robertson
    Charles Coutts
    John Brown (1826-83)
    Charles Duncan (1826-1904)
    John Smith
  • 28.3 x 36.6 cm (page dimensions)

    10.0 x 12.5 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
        • photographs
      • printed & manuscript material
        • books
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Aberdeenshire [Scotland]
              • Balmoral Estate [Aberdeenshire]
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Horses
            • Ponies