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Thomas Pearce (active c. 1850s)

The sons of John Grant, Head Forester at Balmoral Oct 1857

Wet Collodion glass plate negative | RCIN 2082943

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Glass plate negative of the sons of John Grant, Head Forester at Balmoral standing, facing the viewer and wearing Scottish Highland costume.

The glass plate negative has been photographed showing the coated side and therefore the image appears laterally reversed. At leats two prints from this negative exist in the Collection, RCIN 2800789 and 2160316.

  • Creator(s)

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

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
          • negatives
            • glass plate negatives
    • People
      • Children
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Aberdeenshire [Scotland]
              • Balmoral Estate [Aberdeenshire]
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Costume & National dress
          • Costume-Great Britain
            • Costume-Scotland
              • Scottish Highland Dress