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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Attributed to Frederick Holland Mares

'Muckross Abbey, Killarney' c.1860

Albumen print | 7.4 x 6.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2320099

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Photograph of a view comprising of the exterior and interior of Muckross Abbey, Killarney. The photograph is shot looking through the west door of the abbey, into an interior area. In the interior, at the far end of the photograph, is the tomb of the poet Geoffrey O'Donoghue (c.1620-78). There is a man seated inside the abbey. He faces away from the camera and wears dark clothing.

  • Creator(s)

    Attributed to Frederick Holland Mares (photographer)

    Attributed to James Simonton (photographer)

    O'Donoghue family
  • 7.4 x 6.9 cm (image)

    17.2 x 13.0 cm (mount)

  • From an album compiled by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Ireland
          • County Kerry [Ireland]
            • Killarney [County Kerry]
              • Muckross Abbey [Killarney]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Abbeys
          • Christian church architecture
            • Churches
          • Funerary architecture
            • Tombs