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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

The Abbey Craig from Stirling Castle c. 1860

Albumen print | 7.3 x 7.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2320138

Photograph of a hill in the background known as the Abbey Craig situated in Stirling. In the foreground are houses behind which is a field with a long stone wall bisecting it. The River Forth can also be seen in the centre background.

The Abbey Craig is part of the quartz-dolerite geological base known as the Stirling Sill and is part of the same outcrop that Stirling Castle is built on. The Wallace Monument that commemorates Sir William Wallace (c. 1270-1305), is built on top of the Craig.  
  • Creator(s)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

  • 7.3 x 7.1 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
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Stirlingshire [Scotland]
              • Stirling [Scotland]
                • Stirling Castle [Scotland]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Domestic architecture
          • Castles