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Landscape, Nature and Architecture

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


The Corrie of Loch-na-gar, Balmoral

c. 1860

Albumen print | 7.9 x 7.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2320222

Photograph of two men on the rim of Lochnagar, overlooking the corrie with a loch at its base. Steep mountain sides of scree surround the corrie. The man closest to the viewer is lying on his side whilst the second man stands with his back against a large boulder, wearing a cap. Three dogs are also present in the photograph.

Lochnagar, a mountain in the Grampians of Scotland, is also know as Beinn Chiochan and is located within the Balmoral estate.
  • Creator(s)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

  • 7.9 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

  • Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Lochnagar [Scotland]
      • Physiography
        • Mountains
        • Lochs
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Earth sciences
        • Rocks
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Dogs