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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Rocks in the Pass of Ballater c. 1862

Albumen print | 7.9 x 7.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2320212

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Photograph of a rocky cliff in the background with broken fragments of smaller rocks and scree in the foreground. Fir trees stand sporadically amongst the rocky landscape.

The pass of Ballater offers challenging landscape popular with walkers and rock climbers and is situated in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
  • Creator(s)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Great Britain
  • 7.9 x 7.3 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
          • Scotland
            • Aberdeenshire [Scotland]
              • Ballater [Aberdeenshire]
                • Pass of Ballater [Aberdeenshire]
      • Physiography
        • Mountains
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Earth sciences
        • Rocks