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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Aimé Civiale (1821-93)

La route du Simplon au pied du Schönhorn 1859-68

Poitevin process | 26.3 x 35.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2370860

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Photograph of the road of the Simplon Pass running along the bottom edge of the frame. The road passes between a single stone building in the middleground and a stream that flows over boulders in the foreground. A pyramid-shaped mountain rises in the background.

  • Creator(s)

    Aimé Civiale (1821-93) (artist)

  • 26.3 x 35.5 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)
        • Rivers