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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Wilson & Hay (active 1853-55)

Stag shot by the Prince Consort, in Corrie Buie 5 - 5 Oct 1854

Albumen print | 11.6 x 14.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2140253

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Photograph of a dead Stag shot by the Prince Consort, lying in the centre of a group of 10 Ghillies. Including from left to right: J Kennedy; C Coutts; W Stewart; P Farquharson; J MacKenzie; J Grant; McDonald; D Stewart; C Campbell; Gordon. In the background stands a tree and a mound. On the photograph are numbers that refer to a key to aid identification of the subjects.
  • Creator(s)

    Wilson & Hay (active 1853-55) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Donald Stewart (1827-1909)
    J. Kennedy (d. 1870)
    Charles Coutts
    William Stewart
    Peter Farquarson (d. 1874)
    J Mackenzie
    John Grant (1810-79)
    McDonald (fl.1854)
    Charles Campbell
    George Gordon
  • annotation: Stag shot by the P. Consort. Oct. 5th 1854 in Corrie Buie [names of sitters] [beneath work]
  • 11.6 x 14.9 cm (image)

    33.9 x 46.1 cm (page dimensions)

  • Stag, shot by Prince Albert in Corrie Buie, surrounded by ghillies

    Album: Windsor Castle Etc

  • Commissioned by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Field sports (hunting, shooting, stalking)
            • Stag hunting
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Zoology
        • Animals
          • Mammals
            • Deer
              • Red deer
                • Stags (male deer)
      • Botany
        • Systematic botany
          • Trees