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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

Leonida Caldesi (1823-91)

'Dandie Dinmont' 26 - 26 Mar 1857

Albumen print | 10.6 x 13.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2800776

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Photograph of a full length portrait of a terrier named Dandie Dinmond, seated beside a wood panelled structure. The small, dark fur dog looks towards the camera. 

The dog belonged to Queen Victoria (1819-1901). The caption states the terrier is aged 18 years old at the time of the photograph. Dandie Dinmont featured in a number of paintings and decorative objects in the Royal Collection, including 'Windsor Castle in Modern Times' , c.1841-3, by Sir Edwin Landseer (RCIN 406903).