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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Roger Fenton (1819-69)

Balmoral Castle (North side) Sep 1855

Salted paper print | 22.2 x 27.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2140234

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Photograph showing the north side of the new Balmoral Castle with the construction of the clock tower, centre left, taking place in the background.

Construction of the new Balmoral Castle was completed in 1856 upon which the old castle was demolished.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

  • 22.2 x 27.8 cm (image)

    33.9 x 46.1 cm (page dimensions)

    35.7 x 47.5 x 2.4 cm (album)

  • Windsor Castle etc album

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Aberdeenshire [Scotland]
              • Balmoral Castle [Aberdeenshire]
      • Physiography
        • Hills
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Botany
        • Systematic botany
          • Grasses
            • Grass