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Landscape, Nature and Architecture

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


Interior of the old Abbey Church, Dunfermline

c. 1860

Albumen print | 7.2 x 7.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2320141

Photograph of the interior of Dunfermline Abbey with a view looking down the nave with Romanesque pillars on either side. On the left in the foreground is seated a woman in right side profile.

Dunfermline Abbey was established in 1128 by King David I of Scotland. The nave is one of the oldest parts of the Abbey that survived the Scottish Reformation when the abbey was sacked in 1560. 
  • Creator(s)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

  • 7.2 x 7.1 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

  • Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Fife [Scotland]
              • Dunfermline [Fife]
                • Dunfermline Abbey [Fife]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Abbeys
          • Christian church architecture
            • Churches
            • Naves