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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Aimé Civiale (1821-93)

La Mer de Glace et les Aiguilles de Leschaux 3780m. 1859-68

Poitevin process | 35.4 x 26.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2370837

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Photograph of Mer de Glace in the French Alps. The glacier's meandering route leads to Aiguilles de Leschaux, a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif.

  • Creator(s)

    Aimé Civiale (1821-93) (artist)

  • 35.4 x 26.4 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Physiography
        • Mountains
          • The Alps (mountains)
            • Mont Blanc
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Earth sciences
        • Geology
          • Glaciers