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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Craigellachie Bridge c. 1860

Albumen print | 7.6 x 7.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2320159

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Photograph of the bridge at Craigellachie in Moray, Scotland. The bridge's single arch can be seen in the background with the River Spey flowing underneath. In the background are forested hills and in the foreground, a child stands in left side profile on ground overlooking the bridge with a bench to the right. On the left foreground is part of a gable roof.  

The village of Craigellachie is situated on a rocky outcrop with the River Spey running below. The bridge was built by Thomas Telford in 1814.
  • 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
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Banffshire [Scotland]
              • Craigellachie [Banffshire]
      • Physiography
        • Rivers
          • Rivers of northern Europe
            • Rivers of Scotland
              • Spey, River [Grampian]
    • People
      • Children
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Bridges