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Landscape, Nature and Architecture

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


Kingstown Terminus, Dublin

c.1880 after an original of c.1860

Carbon print | 6.2 x 6.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2320067

Photograph of a view of Kingstown railway station in Dublin. The neoclassical building is located in the background of the photograph. In front of the building are a number of horse-drawn carriages and drivers. There is a post and chain fence in the foreground.

A carbon copy is adhered on top of the original albumen print. Carbon prints are more stable compared to albumen prints, the latter prone to fading. Carbon copies were therefore created for posterity.

  • Creator(s)

    Attributed to Frederick Holland Mares (photographer)

    Attributed to James Simonton (photographer)

  • 6.2 x 6.7 cm (image)

    17.2 x 13.0 cm (mount)

  • From an album compiled by Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Ireland
          • Dublin [Ireland]
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Horses
      • Communication and transport
        • Transport
          • Railway travel
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Vehicles
          • Simple transport
            • Carts
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Railway stations (architecture)