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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Peterborough Castle - south aisle of the choir c. 1861

Albumen print | 7.8 x 7.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2320242

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Photograph of the interior of Peterborough Cathedral taken from the south aisle of the choir, facing east with a stained glass window in the background. An open metal gate stands in the middle ground. The south aisle in Peterborough Cathedral, like the north, was once part of the monastery cloister. 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.
  • Creator(s)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Great Britain
  • 7.8 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

  • 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
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Glass
        • Stained glass