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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Edinburgh from the Calton Hill 1859

Albumen print | 7.5 x 7.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2320126

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Photograph of Edinburgh taken from the Calton Hill and looking towards Princes Street and Old Calton Burial Ground with the obelisk erected in memory to the Political martyrs standing to the left of the centre.
  • Creator(s)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

    Great Britain
  • 7.5 x 7.3 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
            • Lothian [Scotland]
              • Edinburgh [Scotland]
                • Calton Hill [Edinburgh]