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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-77)

The Castle of Doune 1844

Salted paper print | 7.9 x 10.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2600345

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Photograph of a view of Castle of Doune, located on top of a hill. The view shows an outline of the central towers with ruined remains to the left. There are trees in the foreground, partially obscuring the view of the castle. 
  • Creator(s)

    William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-77) (photographer)

  • 7.9 x 10.3 cm (image)

    30.6 x 23.8 cm (page dimensions)

  • Castle of Doune [Sun Pictures In Scotland]

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.

    'Sun Pictures in Scotland' was available via subscription. In the list of subscribers, Queen Victoria is the first name listed.

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Stirlingshire [Scotland]
              • Stirling [Scotland]
                • Doune Castle [Scotland]
      • Physiography
        • Hills
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Botany
        • Systematic botany
          • Trees