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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Attributed to Camille Silvy (1834-1910)

Lady Emily Peel (1836-1924) and her borzoi dogs 1860

Albumen print | 8.5 x 5.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2911180

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Photograph of a full length portrait of Lady Emily Peel posed with two borzoi dogs. She stands, leaning against a balustrade behind her. She looks towards the camera. One borzoi stands beside her whilst the other lies at her feet.

Peel was known for breeding award winning borzoi.
  • Creator(s)

    Attributed to Camille Silvy (1834-1910) (photographer)

    Lady Emily Peel (1836-1924)
  • 8.5 x 5.5 cm (image)

    9.5 x 6.1 cm (mount)

    23.0 x 18.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
        • photographs
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Dogs
            • Hunting & sporting dogs
              • Hounds
                • Borzois