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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Attributed to Frederick Holland Mares

'View of Killarney, Ireland' c.1880 after an original of c.1860

Carbon print | 7.6 x 7.2 cm (image) | RCIN 2320096

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Photograph of a view of a two men on a bridge, taken in Killarney. The man in the foreground faces away from the camera. He appears to be holding a pole and wears light colour trousers, a dark colour jacket and a light colour hat. In the middle ground, on the other end of the bridge, a man is seated on a fence and holds a pole. He wears dark clothing. There are trees around the bridge, and a mountain in the background.

A carbon copy is adhered on top of the original albumen print. Carbon prints are more stable compared to albumen prints, the latter prone to fading. Carbon copies were therefore created for posterity.

  • Creator(s)

    Attributed to Frederick Holland Mares (photographer)

    Attributed to James Simonton (photographer)

  • 7.6 x 7.2 cm (image)

    17.2 x 13.0 cm (mount)

  • From an album compiled by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Ireland
          • County Kerry [Ireland]
            • Killarney [County Kerry]
      • Physiography
        • Mountains
        • Rivers
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Vehicles
          • Bicycles
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Bridges