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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Hawthornden c. 1860

Albumen print | 7.7 x 7.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2320036

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Photograph of a rocky gorge with the modernised 19th century Hawthornden Castle visible through trees situated on a cliff above the River Esk

Hawthornden Castle is located in Midlothian in Scotland and was the home to the Drummond family from the 16th century to the mid 20th century.
  • Creator(s)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Sir James Williams-Drummond, 3rd Baronet (1814-1866)
  • 7.7 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
            • Midlothian [Scotland]
              • Hawthornden Castle [Midlothian]
      • Physiography
        • Mountains
        • Rivers
          • Rivers of northern Europe
            • Rivers of Scotland
              • River Esk [Moray]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Domestic architecture