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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Loch Katrine. The Boat House c. 1862

Albumen print | 8.0 x 7.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2320204

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Photograph of loch Katrine with a thatched boat house with a long pier with boats moored outside. In the foreground are ferns with two trees that stand by the banks of the loch. In the background are wooded hills.

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)

  • 8.0 x 7.1 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
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Construction
        • Structural parts of buildings
          • Roofs
            • Thatched roofs
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Botany
        • Systematic botany
          • Trees
            • Birch trees
              • Silver birches