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Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88)

'Balmoral Castle, back of the house looking towards the Dee' Sep 1852

Salted paper print | 13.1 x 18.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2140206

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Photograph of the old Balmoral Castle, with a view of the back of the house facing the River Dee. A glass conservatory is on the left and in the foreground, a drive bends to the right, leading to the front of the house.
  • Creator(s)

    Dr Ernst Becker (1826-88) (photographer)

  • annotation: [lower left] Becker photo. [centre] Balmoral Castle, back of the house loking towards the Dee. Sep. 1852 [mount, beneath photograph]
  • 13.1 x 18.8 cm (image)

    33.9 x 46.1 cm (page dimensions)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Aberdeenshire [Scotland]
              • Balmoral Castle (Old) [Aberdeenshire]
      • Physiography
        • Rivers
          • Rivers of northern Europe
            • Rivers of Scotland
              • River Dee [Aberdeen]