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George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

The Lower Fall of the Garrawalt c. 1859

Albumen print | 15.7 x 21.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2082038

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Photograph of a bridge over the river Garrawalt in the Ballochbuie forest, Aberdeenshire, that tumbles over boulders bordered on either side by trees. The bridge comprises a single arch and is of wooden construction.    

According to notes taken during Wilson's early photographic tours published in 1859, the The Falls of the Garrawalt were 'spanned by a handsome rustic bridge' and was 'one of the most attractive sights on Deeside.'    
  • Creator(s)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

  • 15.7 x 21.4 cm (image)

  • Album of Views of Balmoral and Surroundings

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Aberdeenshire [Scotland]
              • Balmoral Estate [Aberdeenshire]
              • Braemar [Aberdeenshire]
                • Garbh Allt Falls [Balmoral Estate]
            • The Highlands [Scotland]
              • Ballochbuie Forest [Highlands]
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Botany
        • Systematic botany
          • Trees
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Bridges
            • Arched Bridges