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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Aimé Civiale (1821-93)

Le col & la route du Saint Gotthard, du côté de l'Italie 1859-68

Poitevin process | 26.6 x 35.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2370870

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Photograph of the road ascending towards the Hospice of the St Gotthard Pass. About midway a steep path branches off to the right leading to the Custom House. The scenery is partly covered by snow.

  • Creator(s)

    Aimé Civiale (1821-93) (artist)

  • 26.6 x 35.3 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Switzerland
          • St Gotthard Pass [Switzerland]
      • Physiography
        • Lakes