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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

George Washington Wilson (1823-93)

Bridge over the Falls of the Garbhalt, Balloch Buie 1857

Albumen print | 19.4 x 24.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2906240

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Photograph of a single arched bridge spanning a river which falls over rocks, located in the foreground. A single figure stands on the bridge.

This image is typical of the Imperial size of print that Wilson adopted in September 1857, perhaps in response to Fenton's work, taken a year earlier when larger, more visually arresting images of the Scottish landscape were being produced. 

  • Creator(s)

    George Washington Wilson (1823-93) (photographer)

  • 19.4 x 24.5 cm (image)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Bridges
            • Arched Bridges
    • Places
      • Physiography
        • Rivers
        • Waterfalls
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Aberdeenshire [Scotland]
              • Braemar [Aberdeenshire]
                • Garbh Allt Falls [Balmoral Estate]
              • Ballochbuie [Aberdeenshire]
            • The Highlands [Scotland]
              • Ballochbuie Forest [Highlands]