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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

The Hermitage Bridge on the Braan, Dunkeld c. 1860

Albumen print | 7.2 x 6.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2320035

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Photograph of a single arched stone bridge spanning a rocky gorge through which flows the river Braan in Dunkeld, Scotland. The river is bordered by the Craigvinean Forest on either side.

At the same time that the stone bridge was built in the late 18th century, a hermit's cave was also constructed within the Craigvinean Forest by the 3rd Earl of Breadalbane. It is now part of the Hermitage Pleasure Ground in Dunkeld that is managed by the National Trust for Scotland.   
  • Creator(s)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Great Britain
  • 7.2 x 6.8 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
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Perth and Kinross [Scotland]
              • Dunkeld [Perth and Kinross]
      • Physiography
        • Rivers
          • Rivers of northern Europe
            • Rivers of Scotland
              • Braan, River [Perth and Kinross]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Bridges