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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-77)

Hall Door, Abbotsford 1844

Salted paper print | 16.8 x 21.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2600332

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Photograph showing Abbotford House porch. The view depicts a stone entranceway with a pair of turrets with conical roof caps. There is a roped carving and coat-of-arms in the centre of the photograph, above the archway.
  • Creator(s)

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

  • 16.8 x 21.1 cm (image)

    30.6 x 23.8 cm (page dimensions)

  • Hall Door, 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
    • 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
    • Genealogy and Heraldry
      • Heraldry
        • Coats of arms