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Photographs 1842-61

Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography


'A very old Stag shot by The Prince on Caignach Crag'

c.1892 copy after an original of 7 Oct 1852

Carbon print | 14.2 x 20.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2905910

Photograph of a dead stag lying on its left side with the head nearest to the viewer. The stag lies on a drive or path. In the background stands a white picket fence enclosing an area of trees. The stag was shot by Prince Albert. The caption indicates the stag's horns measured 28 inches in length and width.
  • Creator(s)

    After Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)


    Gustav William Henry Mullins (1854-1921) (photographer)

  • 14.2 x 20.6 cm (image)

  • Collected and arranged by Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Aberdeenshire [Scotland]
              • Craig na Gael [Aberdeenshire]
              • Balmoral Estate [Aberdeenshire]
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Zoology
        • Animals
          • Mammals
            • Deer
              • Red deer
                • Stags (male deer)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Field sports (hunting, shooting, stalking)
            • Hunting bags (dead animals)