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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


Craigievar Castle


Albumen print | 9.0 x 5.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2620067

Photograph of Craigievar Castle built in the style of a tower house with turrets on the upper corners of the building. A drive leads up to the entrance from the right. A small, circular building with a tiled roof in the shape of a cone, stands in the left of the foreground. Trees in the background. Craigievar Castle was constructed in 1626 by William Forbes who was a successful merchant. It remained in the Forbes family until it was bequeathed to the National Trust in Scotland during the early 1960's.
  • Creator(s)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

  • 9.0 x 5.8 cm (image)

    17.5 x 13.2 cm (whole object)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Aberdeenshire [Scotland]
              • Cragievar Castle [Aberdeenshire]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Domestic architecture
          • Castles