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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Aimé Civiale (1821-93)

L'église de Grindelwald et la Wengernalp, prises au mois de Février 1860 1859-68

Poitevin process | 26.3 x 34.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2370865

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Photograph of a street leading to a church and other buildings beyond in the snow-covered village of Grindelwald. The church’s bell tower, which incorporates a clock, is the tallest edifice in the frame. The mountainsides of Wetterhorn and the Wengernalp meadow can be seen in the background, while bare trees intersperse the scenery.

  • Creator(s)

    Aimé Civiale (1821-93) (artist)

  • 26.3 x 34.5 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Switzerland
          • Grindelwald [Switzerland]
          • Bernese Oberland [Switzerland]