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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Aimé Civiale (1821-93)

La Durance au hameau des fontaines 1859-68

Poitevin process | 26.2 x 35.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2370831

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Photograph of a spa hamlet as seen across the Durance River, which flows over boulders in the foreground. The settlement populates the right half of the frame. On the right a road ascends from the settlement towards the mountainside rising in the background.  

  • Creator(s)

    Aimé Civiale (1821-93) (artist)

  • 26.2 x 35.6 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Physiography
        • Rivers
          • Rivers of western Europe
            • Var, River [France]
              • Rhône, River [France]
                • Durance, River [France]
        • Mountains
          • The Alps (mountains)
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Baths