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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography


General the Honourable Charles Grey (1804-70)

Aug 1860

Albumen print | 11.3 x 14.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2906850

Photograph of General Charles Grey seated in right side profile on horseback. He turns his head towards the camera. He poses with a gun under his right arm. There is a dog lying on the ground in the background, on the left. Photograph taken in front of a building with large windows and a wooden door. 
  • Creator(s)

    Dudley Charles Fitzgerald, 24th Baron de Ros (1827-1907)


  • 11.3 x 14.9 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 25.0 x 5.0 cm (album)

  • General the Hon. Charles Grey, Balmoral 1860 [Photographic Portraits Vol.3/61 1856-1863]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Horses
          • Dogs
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Military engineering
          • Arms (weapons)
            • Firearms
              • Guns
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Sports
        • Riding and driving (horse and animal sports)
          • Horse riding