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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

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Windsor Castle from the Brocas c. 1863

Albumen print adhered to paper | 9.2 x 17.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2514485

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Photograph adhered to paper support of Windsor Castle as seen from the Brocas on the north banks of the River Thames. On the left of the foreground are a group of children, standing and seated on a grassy bank, most of whom look to their left towards the river where a small ferry boat where a boy is seated is moored. A building stands on the left of the middle ground with a tree growing on the far left. The Round Tower and Curfew Tower of Windsor Castle are visible in the background.  
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

  • 9.2 x 17.4 cm (image)

    12.3 x 38.1 cm (mount)

  • Acquired by Prince Albert and Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • England
            • Berkshire [England]
              • Windsor [Berkshire]
                • Windsor Castle
                  • Middle Ward [Windsor Castle]
                    • Round Tower [Windsor Castle]
                  • Lower Ward [Windsor Castle]
                    • Curfew Tower [Windsor Castle]
              • Eton [Berkshire]
                • The Brocas [Eton]
      • Physiography
        • Rivers
          • Rivers of northern Europe
            • Rivers of southern England and south Wales
              • River Thames
    • People
      • Children