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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Peterborough Castle - the nave 1883 reproduction of an original photograph of c.1861

Albumen print | 7.8 x 7.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2320239

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Photograph of the interior of Peterborough Cathedral looking towards the choir with the arches of the Sanctuary and Triforium on the left. Above the Triforium are the smaller Clerestory windows. In the background, the cathedral organ can be seen beneath a pointed arch with the choir screen below the organ.

A contemporary of Durham cathedral, Peterborough Cathedral was constructed between 1118 and 1237. It is typical of the Romanesque and Early English Gothic style of ecclesiastical architecture. The Cathedral organ in this photograph was replaced during the 1890's.
  • Creator(s)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Great Britain
  • 7.8 x 7.5 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
          • England
            • Cambridgeshire [England]
              • Peterborough [Cambridgeshire]
                • Peterborough Cathedral
            • East Anglia [England]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Cathedrals
          • Christian church architecture
            • Naves