Search "" as a keyword...
Filter suggestionsContinue typing to see suggestions...

Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography


'The Prince's Pony and Charles Campbell'

1889 copy after an original of October 1853

Carbon print | 10.6 x 14.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2906501

Photograph of Charles Campbell, a ghillie, standing on a grass bank with Prince Albert's pony. Campbell faces the viewer and wears Highland dress. He holds the pony by its reins. The pony stands in right side profile in front of Campbell. The photograph was taken on the Balmoral estate.
  • Creator(s)

    After Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)


    Gustav William Henry Mullins (1854-1921) (photographer)

  • The Prince's Pony and Charles Campbell (Gillie) [sic]/By Mr Becker Balmoral/Oct 1853

    Reproduced & Printed in Carbon by Mullins 1889

  • 10.6 x 14.0 cm (image)

    28.2 x 22.9 cm (page dimensions)

  • The Prince's Pony and Charles Campbell (Gillie), Balmoral, Oct 1853 [Photographic Portraits. Vol 1/59 (1853-1857)]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Horses
            • Ponies
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Aberdeenshire [Scotland]
              • Balmoral Estate [Aberdeenshire]
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Costume & National dress
          • Costume-Great Britain
            • Costume-Scotland
              • Scottish Highland Dress