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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Attributed to? Wilson & Hay (active 1853-55)

View from the Moss House on Craig Gowan, looking towards Abergeldie Sep 1854

Salted paper print | 16.3 x 21.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2140232

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Photograph of a view taken from the high vantage point of Craig Gowan and looking towards Abergeldie, with trees on either side. Hills in the background.

This photograph was reproduced as a wood cut by James Cooper to illustrate the journal entries of Queen Victoria written during her stays in Scotland and published under the title Leaves from the Journal of Our Life in the Highlands
  • Creator(s)

    Attributed to? Wilson & Hay (active 1853-55) (photographer)

  • 16.3 x 21.2 cm (image)

    33.9 x 46.1 cm (page dimensions)

  • Windsor Castle Etc.

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

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