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Landscape, Nature and Architecture

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


Auracaria [sic] imbricata. Planted by H.R.H, the Duchess of Kent on her 60th birthday, 17th August 1847. In Barton Carriage Ring, Osborne


Carbon print | 21.1 x 18.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2102475

Photograph of an Araucaria imbricate, or monkey-puzzle tree, in the carriage ring at Barton. The gentleman on the left may be Mr Toward.

The tree was planted by Victoria, Duchess of Kent (1786-1861) on her 60th birthday on 17th August 1847
  • Creator(s)

    Attributed to Jabez Hughes (1819-84) (photographer)

  • 21.1 x 18.3 cm (image)

    26.3 x 31.3 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Isle of Wight [England]
              • Barton Manor [Isle of Wight]
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Botany
        • Systematic botany
          • Trees
            • Pine trees