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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Wilson & Hay (active 1853-55)

View from Craig Gowan of the old and new house at Balmoral Sep 1854

Albumen print | 16.1 x 21.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2140230

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Photograph taken from the top of Craig Gowan with the new Castle house behind and to the left of the old house. The foreground is dominated by trees with scattered dwellings to the right and background of the two old and new buildings.
  • Creator(s)

    Wilson & Hay (active 1853-55) (photographer)

  • 16.1 x 21.3 cm (image)

    33.9 x 46.1 cm (page dimensions)

  • Commissioned by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert  

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Aberdeenshire [Scotland]
              • Balmoral Castle [Aberdeenshire]
              • Balmoral Castle (Old) [Aberdeenshire]
              • Balmoral Estate [Aberdeenshire]
                • Craig Gowan
      • Physiography
        • Hills
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Botany
        • Systematic botany
          • Trees