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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Loch Katrine and Ben Venue from the Dale of the White Horse c. 1860

Albumen print | 7.5 x 7.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2320039

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Photograph of Loch Katrine in the Trossachs, Scotland. In the background is the mountain Ben Venue. Gorse in the foreground. Loch Katrine provided the setting for Sir Walter Scott's poem The Lady of the Lake. Ben Venue stands at a height of 727m and its name derives from the Gaelic meaning 'miniature mountain'.
  • Creator(s)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

  • 7.5 x 7.0 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
            • Stirlingshire [Scotland]
              • Loch Katrine
            • Perthshire [Scotland]
      • Physiography
        • Lochs
        • Mountains
          • Mountains of Great Britain
            • Mountains of Scotland
              • Ben Venue [Perthshire]