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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Ben Nevis from above Corpach, Inverness-shire c. 1880 after an 1860 original

Carbon print | 7.6 x 7.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2320027

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Photograph of Ben Nevis, Scotland. In the middle ground is Loch Eil and in the foreground, open fields with intermittent buildings. Located in the Grampian mountains, Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in the United Kingdom stands at 1345 metres high. This photograph is a later carbon copy which is a process that is less susceptible to light damage, unlike the original albumen photograph which was more prone to fading over time.
  • Creator(s)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

  • 7.6 x 7.2 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
    • Places
      • Physiography
        • Mountains
          • Mountains of Great Britain
            • Mountains of Scotland
              • Grampians [Scotland]
                • Ben Nevis [Scotland]
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • The Highlands [Scotland]
              • Inverness-shire
                • Lochaber [Inverness-shire]
                  • Loch Eil [Inverness-shire]
              • Corpach [Highlands]