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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Loch-an-Eilan c. 1860

Albumen print | 7.6 x 7.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2320164

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Photograph of the Loch an Eilein situated in the Rothiemurchus Forest in Aviemore, Scotland. The loch is glimpsed through trees and dense forest in the foreground that leads to the loch in the background.

The name 'Loch an Eilean' derives from the Gaelic, meaning the Loch of the island. There is a small island in the centre of the loch on which stands a 15th century castle.
  • Creator(s)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

  • 7.6 x 7.2 cm (image)

    17.2 x 13.0 cm (mount)

  • From an album of photographs collected and arranged by Albert, Prince Consort, between 1860 and 1861

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • The Highlands [Scotland]
              • Loch an Eilein [Highlands]
      • Physiography
        • Lochs
        • Mountains