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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

Group portrait at Balmoral Sep 1857

Salted paper print | 11.5 x 9.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2906671

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Photograph of a group portrait taken on the Balmoral estate with, from left to right, Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88), Colonel Charles Phipps (1801-66), the Honourable Flora McDonald (1822-c. 1899), George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl of Granville (1815-91), Jane, Lady Churchill (1826-1900) and George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen (1784-1860).
  • Creator(s)

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

    Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)
    Sir Charles Beaumont Phipps (1801-66)
    Flora Isabella Clementina Macdonald (1822-c.1899)
    Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville (1815-91)
    Lady Jane Spencer, Baroness Churchill (1826-1900)
    George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen (1784-1860)
  • annotation: Mr Becker Col: Phipps [illegible] Mr Donald Ldy Churchill/ Earl Grenville Earl Aberdeen/ Balmoral Sept: 1857. [beneath work]
  • 11.5 x 9.0 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 24.5 x 6.0 cm (album)

  • Group, Balmoral 1857 [Photographic Portraits Vol.2/60 1852-1859]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Aberdeenshire [Scotland]
              • Balmoral Estate [Aberdeenshire]