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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

The Linn of Muick on the Highland property of H.R.H. the Prince of Wales c. 1860

Albumen print | 7.8 x 7.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2320218

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Photograph of a waterfall cascading over large boulders with fir trees to the side.


The Linn of Muick takes its name from the River Muick in Aberdeenshire in Scotland. Its tributary is the River Dee.

  • Creator(s)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

  • 7.8 x 7.3 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
            • Aberdeenshire [Scotland]
              • Linn of Muick [Aberdeenshire]
              • Ballater [Aberdeenshire]
                • Birkhall [Ballater]
      • Physiography
        • Waterfalls