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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Aimé Civiale (1821-93)

Amstäg & la Grande Windgälle 3189m. 1859-68

Poitevin process | 26.5 x 35.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2370868

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A photograph of the Reuss River flowing through a ravine in the Swiss canton of Uri. A multi-arched, stone bridge traverses the water, while on the right riverside spreads the village of Amsteg. The Gross Windgällen is visible in the background.

  • Creator(s)

    Aimé Civiale (1821-93) (artist)

  • 26.5 x 35.3 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Physiography
        • Rivers
          • Rivers of central Europe
            • Reuss, River [Switzerland]