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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Glencoe from above Clachiag c. 1860

Albumen print | 7.4 x 7.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2320029

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Photograph of the side of a mountain in Glencoe within the Scottish Highlands. In the foreground, a low stone wall crosses the landscape, running towards the mountain that is partially shrouded in cloud. Larger boulders, slightly out of focus, appear in the immediate foreground.

This image was probably taken during the autumn of 1860 when Wilson travelled to Scotland to make a second series of stereoscopic views of Scotland.   

  • Creator(s)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

  • 7.4 x 7.0 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
            • The Highlands [Scotland]
              • Glencoe [Scotland]
      • Physiography
        • Mountains