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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Balmoral Castle from the South Sep 1857

Albumen print | 19.9 x 24.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2140260

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Photograph of Balmoral Castle taken from the south. Trees dominate the foreground and the roof of a glass conservatory visible through them. The new Castle stands in the middle ground and the River Dee behind it. The high ground of Parliament Knowle stands in the background.
  • Creator(s)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

  • 19.9 x 24.5 cm (image)

    33.9 x 46.1 cm (page dimensions)

  • Album: Windsor Castle Etc

  • Commissioned by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

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