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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography


Peter Farquarson (d. 1874), Keeper


Albumen print | 19.3 x 14.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2906905

Photograph of a full length portrait of Peter Farquarson, seated, facing three-quarters to the left. He gazes ahead, away from the camera. He poses with his hands crossed on his lap and his right leg crossed over his left. He wears a kilt and cap. There is a waking stick in the background, on the far left side of the photograph. Farquarson is seated in front of a stone wall. Photograph taken at Balmoral.
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

  • 19.3 x 14.0 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 25.0 x 5.0 cm (album)

  • Peter Farquarson, Keeper, Balmoral, 1860 [Photographic Portraits Vol.3/61 1856-1863]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Costume & National dress
          • Costume-Great Britain
            • Costume-Scotland
              • Scottish Highland Dress