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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography

Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

Victoria Alice and Mary Symon, Balmoral Sep 1857

Salted paper print | 10.0 x 7.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2906670

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Photograph of a full length double portrait of Victoria-Alice Symons and Mary Symons, daughters of John Symons, standing, facing towards the camera. They pose side by side and both wear shawls and hats. Photograph taken outside on some rough ground. A building is just visible in the background behind some trees. Photograph taken at Balmoral.
  • Creator(s)

    Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s) (photographer)

    Mary Symons
    Victoria Alice Symons
  • 10.0 x 7.5 cm (image)

    28.4 x 23.0 cm (page dimensions)

    29.5 x 24.5 x 6.0 cm (album)

  • Victoria Alice and Mary Symon, Balmoral 1857 [Photographic Portraits Vol.2/60 1852-1859]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Aberdeenshire [Scotland]
              • Balmoral Estate [Aberdeenshire]
    • People
      • Children
      • Girls