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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

After? Wilson & Hay (active 1853-55)

Ballater 1869 copy of an original of 1854

Albumen print | 17.3 x 19.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2906051

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Photograph of Ballater in Aberdeenshire with the river Dee in the foreground over which is a metal bridge. A group of dwellings stand on the banks of the river in the middle ground with hills in the background. Re-printed in albumen by William Bambridge in 1869.

The old wooden bridge in Ballater that dated from c. 1834 and that appears in this photograph was replaced with a stone bridge, designed by the engineers Jenkins and Marr. It was opened in 1885 by Queen Victoria.
  • Creator(s)

    After? Wilson & Hay (active 1853-55) (photographer)

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

    William Bambridge (1810-79) (photographer)

  • 17.3 x 19.9 cm (image)

  • From an album of photographs collected and arranged by Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Aberdeenshire [Scotland]
              • Ballater [Aberdeenshire]
      • Physiography
        • Rivers
          • Rivers of northern Europe
            • Rivers of Scotland
              • River Dee [Aberdeen]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Bridges