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Victoria commissioned works that memorialised her beloved husband

After George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Balmoral Castle, west front 1883 after an 1863 original

Carbon print | 8.7 x 6.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2620004

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Photograph of a view of the western front of Balmoral Castle. Two trees are located in the foreground. The tree branches and foliage are located on either side of the castle and frame the view.

This photograph is a 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)

  • 8.7 x 6.0 cm (image)

    17.5 x 13.2 cm (whole object)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs