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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

After George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Balmoral Castle from the South East 1883 after an c. 1859 original

Carbon print | 7.8 x 7.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2320228

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Photograph of Balmoral castle with the clock tower prominent on the right. On the left is the porte-cochere at the end of the drive. In the foreground are the branches of a tree or bush within the castle's gardens. Trees also partially obscure the bottom part of the clock tower from view.

This photograph is a carbon copy of the original albumen photograph made in 1883. Carbon was a process that was less susceptible to fading, unlike an albumen print that is prone to discolouration over time. 
  • Creator(s)

    After George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

    Jabez Hughes (1819-84) (photographer)

  • 7.8 x 7.0 cm (image)

    17.2 x 13.0 cm (mount)

  • From an album of photographs collected and arranged by Albert, Prince Consort, between 1860 and 1861

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Aberdeenshire [Scotland]
              • Balmoral Castle [Aberdeenshire]