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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Roger Fenton (1819-69)

View from the foot of the Round Tower, Windsor Castle 1860

Albumen print | 29.6 x 42.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2100047

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Photograph of the Middle and Lower Wards of Windsor Castle with St George's Chapel on the right and the Military Knight's residences on the left.

Fenton produced a set of at least thirty-one views of Windsor Castle and Home Park in the summer of 1860, as a commercial enterprise rather than a royal commission. This photograph includes (at the bottom of the hill) a seventeenth-century range which was demolished a few years after the photograph was taken.
  • Creator(s)

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    Roger Fenton (1819-69) (photographer)

  • 29.6 x 42.6 cm (image)

    42.4 x 57.5 cm (mount)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Berkshire [England]
              • Windsor [Berkshire]
                • Windsor Castle
                  • Lower Ward [Windsor Castle]
                    • St George's Chapel [Windsor Castle]
                      • South East Front [St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle]
                      • St George's Chapel-Exteriors [Windsor Castle]
                    • Mary Tudor Tower [Windsor Castle]
                    • Henry III Tower [Windsor Castle]