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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Aimé Civiale (1821-93)

Amstäg sur le bord de la Reuss 1859-68

Poitevin process | 25.6 x 35.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2370867

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Photograph of the village of Amsteg in the Swiss canton of Uri, seen across the Reuss River. The buildings, including a church with a bell tower, are mainly lined along the riverside. Wooded mountains are rising in the background.

  • Creator(s)

    Aimé Civiale (1821-93) (artist)

  • 25.6 x 35.1 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]