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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-77)

Abbotsford 1844

Salted paper print | 14.9 x 21.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2600330

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Photograph of Abbotsford House, home of Sir Walter Scott. The view shows a large walled garden and a tree in the foreground. Towers with conical tops are visible on the right hand side. The main facade with step roofs and an arched porch with turrets and the family coat of arms can be seen on left hand side of the image.
  • Creator(s)

    William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-77) (photographer)

  • 14.9 x 21.5 cm (image)

    30.6 x 23.8 cm (page dimensions)

  • Abbotsford [Sun Pictures In Scotland]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.

    'Sun Pictures in Scotland' was available via subscription. In the list of subscribers, Queen Victoria is the first name listed.

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • The Borders [Scotland]
              • Abbotsford [Borders]
                • Abbotsford House
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Gardening
          • Gardens