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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

Charles Duncan (1826-1904), Forester 1860

Albumen print | 19.6 x 14.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2906902

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Charles Duncan seated on a chair, facing three-quarters to the left. He gazes ahead, away from the camera. He poses with his right leg crossed over his left and he holds his hands together on his lap. He wears Highland dress. Photograph taken at Balmoral.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Previously attributed to Unknown Person (photographer)

    Charles Duncan (1826-1904)
  • 19.6 x 14.6 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 25.0 x 5.0 cm (album)

  • Charles Duncan, Forester, Balmoral, 1860 [Photographic Portraits Vol.3/61 1856-1863]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Costume & National dress
          • Costume-Great Britain
            • Costume-Scotland
              • Scottish Highland Dress