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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

The Colonel's Bed in Glen Ey, Braemar. (A hiding-place during the Rebellion of 1715) c. 1867

Albumen print | 7.7 x 7.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2320152

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Photograph of a rocky gorge through which a river flows. In the background, viewed through the gorge, is a rocky river bank with trees growing on the left.  

The Colonel's Bed was reputedly used as a hiding place during the first Jacobite Rebellion of 1715.
  • Creator(s)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

  • 7.7 x 7.2 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
            • Aberdeenshire [Scotland]
              • Glen Ey [Aberdeenshire]
                • Colonel's Bed [Glen Ey]
      • Physiography
        • Gorges
        • Rivers