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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Aimé Civiale (1821-93)

La durance au dessous de la route du Mont Genèvre 1859-68

Poitevin process | 25.8 x 35.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2370829

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Photograph of a road running along a mountainside and leading to Salettes Fort just discernible in the far distance to the left. Below flows the Durance River, the right riverside of which is occupied by a stone building complex.

  • Creator(s)

    Aimé Civiale (1821-93) (artist)

  • 25.8 x 35.6 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • France
          • Montgenèvre [France]
      • Physiography
        • Mountains
          • The Alps (mountains)
        • Rivers
          • Rivers of western Europe
            • Var, River [France]
              • Rhône, River [France]
                • Durance, River [France]