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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Castle Grant c. 1860

Albumen print | 7.6 x 7.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2320156

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Photograph of Castle Grant situated in the Highlands of Scotland. The castle is viewed through trees and comprises several annexes of differing heights that are attached to the main body of the castle.

Castle Grant was constructed during the 15th century by the Clan Comyn near to the town of Grantown-on-Spey in Scotland. The castle was originally named Freuchie Castle but changed its name to Castle Grant when the castle passed into the hands of the Grant family who were in support of the Hanoverians.

  • Creator(s)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

  • 7.6 x 7.1 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
            • Moray [Scotland]
              • Castle Grant [Elgin]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Domestic architecture
          • Castles