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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Attributed to Wilson & Hay (active 1853-55)

Group of foresters, Balmoral Estate c. 1854

Salted paper print | 11.3 x 14.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2140254

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Photograph of a group of five foresters or ghillies who stand, facing the viewer. From left to right is: W Kennedy; J Smith; W Stewart with a yoke across his shoulders; unidentified man holding a walking stick in his right hand and another unidentified man seated on a horse. The group stand on a patch of grass with foliage in the background.  
  • Creator(s)

    Attributed to Wilson & Hay (active 1853-55) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    J Smith (Balmoral Gillie)
    William Stewart
    W A Kennedy (Balmoral Gillie)
  • annotation: [numbering 1.2. 3.] W. Kennedy. J. Smith. W. Stewart [beneath work]
  • 11.3 x 14.5 cm (image)

    33.9 x 46.1 cm (page dimensions)

  • Group photo

    Album: Windsor Castle Etc

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Botany
        • Systematic botany
          • Trees
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Horses