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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 | 7.2 x 6.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2320014

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Photograph of a stone bridge with a single arch spanning the River Dee. In the foreground stands a man wearing a hat with his back to the viewer. The river runs through rocks and trees flank the river banks on either side.

This photograph was reviewed in the British Journal of Photography for the 15th February 1862 and was probably taken in the spring or summer of 1861.
  • Creator(s)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

  • 7.2 x 6.9 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 Dee [Aberdeenshire]
              • Balmoral Estate [Aberdeenshire]
      • Physiography
        • Rivers
          • Rivers of northern Europe
            • Rivers of Scotland
              • River Dee [Aberdeen]
        • Streams
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Bridges