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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

John Grant (1810-79), Head Forester 1860

Albumen print | 19.6 x 14.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2906900

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Photograph of a full length portrait of John Grant, seated, facing right. He poses with his legs crossed and his right hand resting on his leg. He wears a cap and has what looks like a binoculars' case over his shoulder. The photograph was taken outside and Grant is posted 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 Grant (1810-79)
  • 19.6 x 14.3 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 25.0 x 5.0 cm (album)

  • John Grant, Head 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