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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Aimé Civiale (1821-93)

La vallée du Vorderrhein dans sa partie occidentale 1859-68

Poitevin process | 26.1 x 34.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2370873

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Photograph of the winding Vorderrhein River flowing through a ravine in the Swiss canton of Graubünden. A settlement on the right riverside can be seen in the distance. In the foreground, the river branches into two streams, the right of which runs dry. Sheds, fir trees and shrubbery are visible throughout the scenery.

  • Creator(s)

    Aimé Civiale (1821-93) (artist)

  • 26.1 x 34.9 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Physiography
        • Rivers
          • Rivers of central Europe
            • Rhine River