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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-77)

Entrance Gate, Abbotsford 1844

Salted paper print | 16.2 x 20.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2600331

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Photograph of a large stone entranceway with semi-circular topped arch. There is an iron ring on chains on either side of the entrance and gravel on the ground. Abbotsford house is partially visible through a half open latice gate.
  • Creator(s)

    William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-77) (photographer)

  • 16.2 x 20.3 cm (image)

    30.6 x 23.8 cm (page dimensions)

  • Entrance Gate, Abbotsford [Sun Pictures In Scotland]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.

    'Sun Pictures in Scotland' was available via subscription. In the list of subscribers, Queen Victoria is the first name listed.

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • The Borders [Scotland]
              • Abbotsford [Borders]
                • Abbotsford House
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Gardening
          • Gardens
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Gateways