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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

John Brown (1827-83) 1860

Albumen print | 18.2 x 12.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2906903

Photograph of  a near full length portrait of John Brown seated, facing a quarter to the left. He gazes ahead, away from the camera. He poses with his hands on his hips. He wears a kilt and cap. He is seated in front of a stone wall. Photograph taken at Balmoral.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Previously attributed to Unknown Person (photographer)

    John Brown (1826-83)
  • 18.2 x 12.8 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 25.0 x 5.0 cm (album)

  • John Brown, 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