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Landscape, Nature and Architecture

Technological improvements enabled Prince Albert to collect photographs of places that were significant to him


'Muckross Abbey, Killarney'


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

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)

  • 7.4 x 6.9 cm (image)

    17.2 x 13.0 cm (mount)

  • From an album compiled by Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • 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