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Victoria commissioned works that memorialised her beloved husband

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Loch Leven Castle 1870

Albumen print | 5.8 x 8.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2620059

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Photograph with a view across to a tree covered island on the centre of which stands a tower. In the foreground, on the right is a wooden framework on which rowing boats are moored with another boat positioned further towards the island. In the background on the right, are hills.

Loch Leven Castle was constructed c. 1300. Mary, Queen of Scots was imprisoned in the castle in 1567 only to escape, with the aid of her gaoler, in May of the following year.
  • Creator(s)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

  • 5.8 x 8.8 cm (image)

    17.5 x 13.2 cm (whole object)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Perth and Kinross [Scotland]
              • Loch Leven Castle [Perth and Kinross]
              • Loch Leven [Perth and Kinross]
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Vessels (marine)
          • Boats
            • Rowing boats
        • Waterway engineering
          • Piers