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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

The Linn of Dee, Braemar c. 1860

Albumen print | 7.6 x 7.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2320153

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Photograph of a bridge in the background as viewed through two trees that frame the image. In the foreground, a man is seated in left side profile on a rock at the edge of a stream. The Linn of Dee is a popular beauty spot and is situated on the fringes of the Cairngorm National Park. Queen Victoria used to enjoy visiting the region and opened the new bridge that traverses the River Dee in 1857.
  • Creator(s)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

    Great Britain
  • 7.6 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]
              • Linn of Dee [Aberdeenshire]
              • Braemar [Aberdeenshire]
      • Physiography
        • Rivers
          • Rivers of northern Europe
            • Rivers of Scotland
              • River Dee [Aberdeen]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Bridges