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Landscape, Nature and Architecture

Technological improvements enabled Prince Albert to collect photographs of places that were significant to him


Henry III Tower, Windsor Castle


Salted paper print | 38.7 x 49.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2100159

Photograph of King Henry III Tower, taken from the Middle Ward, near the entrance to the North Terrace. This photograph is part of a series of 26 prints showing Windsor Castle and its surroundings taken by Melhuish in 1856. Some of the prints are also included in an additional series of 37 photographs by Melhuish of the Castle and Home Park. Melhuish himself was an 'Optician and Photographist' in Blackheath.
  • Creator(s)

    Arthur James Melhuish (1829-95) (photographer)

  • 38.7 x 49.3 cm (image)

    57.3 x 67.2 cm (whole object)

  • King Henry III Tower, Windsor Castle, seen from the Middle Ward. [Photographic Views of Windsor Castle by Arthur Melhuish, 1856]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Berkshire [England]
              • Windsor [Berkshire]
                • Windsor Castle
                  • Lower Ward [Windsor Castle]
                    • Henry III Tower [Windsor Castle]