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Photographs 1842-61

Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography


'Prince Alfred and MacDonald'; Prince Alfred, later Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1844-1900) and John MacDonald (d.1860)

1892 copy after an original of 30 Sep 1853

Carbon print | 11.0 x 14.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2905956

Photograph of a full length double portrait of the Jager John MacDonald (d.1860) and Prince Alfred, later Duke of Saxe Coburg and Gotha (1844-1900), the latter seated in left side profile on a Shetland pony. Prince Alfred turns his head to face the camera. He wears highland dress, including a kilt. MacDonald holds the pony's reigns. Taken in moorland on the Balmoral estate.

The 1892 carbon copy print is adhered over the top of the original albumen print.
  • Creator(s)

    After Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)


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

  • 11.0 x 14.7 cm (image)

  • From an album of photographs collected and arranged by Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Horses
            • Ponies
              • Shetland ponies
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Aberdeenshire [Scotland]
              • Balmoral Estate [Aberdeenshire]