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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Loch Katrine, Perthshire c. 1862

Albumen print | 7.7 x 7.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2320205

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Photograph of Loch Katrine in the Scottish Highlands with a single rowing boat moored on the right hand side alongside the river bank. Trees standing on the banks are reflected on the water's surface.

Sir Walter Scott immortalised Loch Katrine and the Trossachs in the Scottish Highlands by setting his popular poem the Lady of the Lake written in 1810 in the area, which served to increase the region's popularity as a tourist destination.
  • Creator(s)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

  • 7.7 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
            • Stirlingshire [Scotland]
              • Loch Katrine
              • Stirling [Scotland]
                • Trossachs [Scotland]
      • Physiography
        • Mountains
        • Lochs
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Botany
        • Systematic botany
          • Trees
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Vessels (marine)
          • Boats
            • Rowing boats