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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Loch Katrine - The Trossachs' Pier c. 1862

Albumen print | 7.4 x 7.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2320202

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Photograph of Loch Katrine with a pier covered by a thatched roof, supported on wooden poles. On the shoreline in the background, stands a similar building with a thatched roof. In the background are crags covered in foliage and in the foreground, a rocky shore.

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)

  • 7.4 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
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Waterway engineering
          • Piers
      • Construction
        • Structural parts of buildings
          • Roofs
            • Thatched roofs