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Landscape, Nature and Architecture

Technological improvements enabled Prince Albert to collect photographs of places that were significant to him

AIMÉ CIVIALE (1821-93)

Amstäg & la Grande Windgälle 3189m.


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

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

  • Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Physiography
        • Rivers
          • Rivers of central Europe
            • Reuss, River [Switzerland]