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Princess Helena (1846-1923)

Princess Helena's Album c.1861-4

Green leather bound album | 14.0 x 24.0 x 3.6 cm (whole object) | RCIN 2117154

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Green leather bound album with gilt tooling and gilt edged pages. The first page is inscribed by hand in black ink, 'Helena Christmas 1861'. The album was compiled by Princess Helena, daughter of Queen Victoria, between 1861 and 1864. It contains 48 photographs and 20 hand-coloured lithographs(RCINs 2117155-2117222). The album includes views of Ireland, Scotland, particularly around Balmoral, the Isle of Wight and Osborne house, Germany, Canterbury and the Great Park, Windsor.
  • Creator(s)

    Princess Helena (1846-1923) (compiler)

    Williard, H. (fl.1860s) (engraver)

    Taubert, G. (fl.1860s) (lithographer)

    Subject(s)
    New Museum, Trinity College [Dublin]
    Trinity College [Dublin]
  • 14.0 x 24.0 x 3.6 cm (whole object)

  • Acquired and compiled by Princess Helena

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Ireland
          • County Kerry [Ireland]
            • Killarney [County Kerry]
              • Ross Castle [Killarney]
              • Muckross Abbey [Killarney]
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Aberdeenshire [Scotland]
              • Balmoral Castle [Aberdeenshire]
              • Crathie Kirk [Aberdeenshire]
              • Ballater [Aberdeenshire]
                • Birkhall [Ballater]
              • Braemar [Aberdeenshire]
                • Garbh Allt Falls [Balmoral Estate]
              • Balmoral Estate [Aberdeenshire]
                • Prince Albert's Obelisk [Balmoral Estate]
            • Lochnagar [Scotland]
          • England
            • Isle of Wight [England]
              • Carisbrooke Castle [Isle of Wight]
              • Whippingham [Isle of Wight]
                • St Mildred's Church [Whippingham]
                • Whippingham School
            • Berkshire [England]
              • Windsor [Berkshire]
                • Windsor Castle
                  • Lower Ward [Windsor Castle]
                    • St George's Chapel [Windsor Castle]
                  • Middle Ward [Windsor Castle]
                    • Norman Tower and Gateway [Windsor Castle]
                  • Moat Gardens [Windsor Castle]
                  • North Terrace [Windsor Castle]
                • Thames Street [Windsor]
                • Guildhall [Windsor]
                • Windsor Home Park
                  • Frogmore Estate [Windsor Home Park]
                    • Gothic Ruins [Frogmore Estate]
                • Windsor Great Park [Windsor]
                  • Savill Garden [Windsor Great Park]
            • Kent [England]
              • Canterbury [Kent]
                • Canterbury Cathedral [Canterbury]
        • Germany
          • Thuringia [Germany]
            • Gotha [Germany]
              • Friedrichroda [Germany]
                • Schloss Reinhardsbrunn [Germany]
          • Bavaria [Germany]
            • Coburg [Bavaria]
              • The Rosenau [Coburg]
      • Physiography
        • Rivers
          • Rivers of northern Europe
            • Rivers of Scotland
              • River Dee [Aberdeen]
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Civil engineering
          • Earthworks
            • Cairns

Attributed to Frederick Holland Mares

Trinity College, Dublin

Attributed to Frederick Holland Mares

The New Museum

Attributed to Frederick Holland Mares

The Bank, Dublin

Attributed to Frederick Holland Mares

The Four Courts, Dublin [Trinity College]

Unknown Person

Irish jaunting car

Attributed to Frederick Holland Mares

Ross Castle, Killarney

Attributed to Frederick Holland Mares

Innsifallen, Killarney

Attributed to Frederick Holland Mares

Muckross Abbey, Killarney

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Balmoral Castle

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Balmoral Castle

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Balmoral Castle [from the south]

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

The Kirk, Crathie

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

View from Craig Gowan looking towards Abergeldie

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

View of Lochnagar from Craig Gowan

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

[Upper] Falls of the Garravalt [sic]

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

[Upper] Falls of the Garravalt [sic]

Unknown Person

Carisbrooke Castle

Unknown Person

Carisbrooke Castle

Unknown Person

Friedrichroda

Unknown Person

Reinhardsbrunn

Unknown Person

Friedrichroda

Unknown Person

Der Thorstein

Unknown Person

Gasthof auf dem

Taubert, G. (fl.1860s)

Gatshof auf dem Inselberge

Unknown Person

Die Wartburg

Unknown Person

Altenstein

Unknown Person

Gotha

Taubert, G. (fl.1860s)

Lauchagrund beim Inselberge

Unknown Person

Die Veste Coburg

Unknown Person

Coburg

Unknown Person

Die Rosenau

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Balmoral Castle

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

St George's Chapel

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Norman Tower, Windsor Castle

Attributed to? George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Tomb of the Black Prince in the [Cantebury] Cathedral

Attributed to? George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

"The Martyrdom of Becket" Interior of the Cathedral

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Windsor Castle

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Windsor Castle

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Balmoral Castle from the southeast

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Linn of Dee

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

The Linn of Quoich

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Birkhall

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Allt-na-Giusach

Attributed to George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

The Linn of Dee

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

The Albert Cairn, Balmoral

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

The Albert Cairn, Balmoral

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

[Obelisk] Memorial for Prince Albert

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

The Albert Cairn Balmoral, distant View

Unknown Person

Windsor Castle

Unknown Person

Eton

Unknown Person

Eton

Unknown Person

Landscape scene