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Landscape, Nature and Architecture

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


Scuir-na-Gillean from Glen Sligachan, Isle of Skye

c. 1860

Albumen print | 7.6 x 6.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2320183

Photograph of a man standing in left side profile, who wears a Tam O' Shanter hat and a shawl over his left shoulder, leaning against a large boulder in the foreground. In the background are mountains. Taken on the Isle of Skye within the Inner Hebrides, Scotland.  
  • Creator(s)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

  • 7.6 x 6.9 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
            • Hebrides [Scotland]
              • Skye [Scotland]
                • Sgùrr nan Gillean [Skye]
                • Glen Sligachan [Skye]
      • Physiography
        • Mountains