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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Balmoral from seat on the footpath, Craig Gowan Aug 1857

Albumen print | 18.2 x 23.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2906245

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Photograph of the recently completed new Balmoral Castle in the middle distance with trees in the foreground and hills in the background.

In September 1857 Wilson was producing work that was of the larger Imperial size compared to those photographs that he had taken the previous year. There is a possibility that Wilson was influenced by Roger Fenton who was producing large scale views of the same region in 1856.
  • Creator(s)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

  • 18.2 x 23.6 cm (image)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Aberdeenshire [Scotland]
              • Balmoral Castle [Aberdeenshire]
              • Balmoral Estate [Aberdeenshire]
                • Craig Gowan