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Attributed to Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

Portrait of a young girl c. 1857

RCIN 2082570

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Glass plate negative of a full length portrait of an unknown young girl seated in a wooden stool, facing towards the camera and looking ahead. She poses against a wall and wears a a patterned dress and a light coloured apron. Photograph taken at Balmoral.

The glass plate negative has been photographed showing the coated side and therefore the image appears laterally reversed. A print from this negative exists in the Collection, RCIN 2800791.
  • Creator(s)

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

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • negatives
            • glass plate negatives
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Aberdeenshire [Scotland]
              • Balmoral Estate [Aberdeenshire]