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Memorial works

Following Albert’s premature death, Victoria commissioned the creation of photographs and decorative objects that memorialised her beloved husband


Balmoral Castle, the north terrace

1883 after an 1863

Carbon print | 8.3 x 7.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2620008

Photograph of a view of the north terrace of Balmoral Castle. There is a path and lawned area in the foreground, leading to a set of stairs connected to the castle.

This photograph is a later carbon copy of the original albumen photograph. Carbon was a process that was less susceptible to fading, unlike an albumen print that is prone to discolouration over time. 

  • Creator(s)

    After George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

    Jabez Hughes (1819-84) (photographer)

  • 8.3 x 7.5 cm (image)

    17.5 x 13.2 cm (whole object)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria