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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Attributed to Frederick Holland Mares

'Near the Meeting of the Waters, Killarney' c.1880 after an original of c.1860

Carbon print | 7.7 x 7.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2320110

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Photograph of a view of a lake surrounded by trees. At the far end of the lake is a long rowing boat. Two men are seated in the boat. There are water plants, largely obscured,  in the foreground. Photograph taken near the Meeting of the Waters, Killarney.

A carbon copy is adhered on top of the original albumen print. Carbon prints are more stable compared to albumen prints, the latter prone to fading. Carbon copies were therefore created for posterity.

  • Creator(s)

    Attributed to Frederick Holland Mares (photographer)

    Attributed to James Simonton (photographer)

  • 7.7 x 7.3 cm (image)

    17.2 x 13.0 cm (mount)

  • From an album compiled by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Ireland
          • County Kerry [Ireland]
            • Killarney [County Kerry]
              • Meeting of the Waters [Killarney]
      • Physiography
        • Lakes
        • Mountains
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Vessels (marine)
          • Boats
            • Rowing boats