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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Tay above Dunkeld, Perthshire c. 1860

Albumen print | 7.6 x 7.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2320177

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Photograph of the River Tay flowing by on the left. On the right in the foreground, is seated a man in left side profile wearing a top hat, facing the river whilst reading a book. The top edge of the photograph is framed by foliage. Hills in the distance.  

Originating in western Scotland, the river Tay is Scotland's longest river with its mouth at the Firth of Tay, near Dundee. Dunkeld is a town situated in Perth and Kinross, Scotland.    
  • Creator(s)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

    Great Britain
  • 7.6 x 7.0 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
    • Places
      • Physiography
        • Rivers
          • Rivers of northern Europe
            • Rivers of Scotland
              • River Tay [Perth and Kinross]
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Perth and Kinross [Scotland]
              • Dunkeld [Perth and Kinross]
    • Philosophy & Psychology
      • Psychology
        • Physical and Mental Activities
          • Reading (activity)