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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Aimé Civiale (1821-93)

Une scierie dans le Val Véni  1859-68

Poitevin process | 26.6 x 35.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2370843

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Photograph of a waterfall cascading over large boulders in Val Veny near the Franco-Italian borders. The water brushes by a derelict stone sawmill that dominates the left half of the frame. Fir trees populate both the right middleground and background.

  • Creator(s)

    Aimé Civiale (1821-93) (artist)

  • 26.6 x 35.8 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Physiography
        • Mountains
          • The Alps (mountains)
        • Waterfalls
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Factories
            • Mills
              • Sawmills
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Botany
        • Systematic botany
          • Trees
            • Firs