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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-77)

Heriot's Hospital, Edinburgh 1844

Salted paper print | 16.2 x 20.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2600328

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Photograph of a side view of a large building with steps and terrace in the foreground, two square towers at the two visible corners of the building with domed round towers with top finials at their top corners. Other domed circular structures are visible between the two towers and towards the back of the building.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Subject(s)
    Heriot's Hospital [Edinburgh]
  • 16.2 x 20.0 cm (image)

    30.6 x 23.8 cm (page dimensions)

  • Heriot's Hospital, Edinburgh [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
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Lothian [Scotland]
              • Edinburgh [Scotland]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Domestic architecture
          • Terraced houses
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Construction
        • Structural parts of buildings
          • Stairs