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Landscape, Nature and Architecture

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


On Loch-an-Eilan

c. 1860

Albumen print | 7.7 x 7.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2320160

Photograph of the Loch an Eilein, near Aviemore in Scotland, framed by silver birch trees on the left and right and with more trees and hills in the background.

The name of the loch derives from the meaning in Gaelic of 'Loch of the Island'. In the middle of the loch is an island on which is a small castle that was once the property of the Grant Family.
  • Creator(s)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

  • 7.7 x 7.2 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

  • Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • The Highlands [Scotland]
              • Loch an Eilein [Highlands]
      • Physiography
        • Lochs
        • Mountains