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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Fountain at Linlithgow Palace c. 1860

Albumen print | 7.2 x 6.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2320136

Photograph of a fountain within the courtyard of Linlithgow Palace in Linlithgow, West Lothian. The fountain consists of two tiers with a narrower, central column in the centre. In the right of the background can be seen the main arched entrance. Black marks in the lower right corner of the print from the negative.

The fountain in Linlithgow Palace was added by King James V (1512-42), who was also born in the Palace.     
  • Creator(s)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

  • 7.2 x 6.9 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
            • West Lothian [Scotland]
              • Linlithgow [West Lothian]
                • Linlithgow Palace
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Fountains
          • Courtyards