Skip to main content

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

The Prince and his first Wildebeest, 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305V/11

Scope and Contents

Copy A: 152 x 110 mm. The Prince is partly facing the camera, and he is looking down on a dead wildebeest, its head supported by a uniformed African, and another African stands behind looking on. Behind the Prince is a wagon, the horse drawing it partly visible, and a Malay can be seen in it. Another wagon, very blurred, is in the background. Copy B: 158 x 112 mm. The Prince is virtually in profile. The Malay and the horse are not visible, but a very blurred African figure is seen in the other wagon.


  • 1860


Conditions Governing Access

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

Language of Materials



York, Frederick Arlington Viler, 1823-1903, photographer

Finding aid date

2012-09-04 09:15:51+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Cambridge University Library
West Road
Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom