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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

Ross & Thomson (active 1847-1890s)

Canongate Tolbooth, Edinburgh : 'Old Jail. Cannongate' c. 1849

Salted paper print | 19.0 x 15.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2600323

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Photograph of a stone building in the centre of the picture with a connical roof and smaller connical towers on either side. A clock supported by two curved metal supports is on the front of the building. Stone steps lead from street level to the upper levels of the tower. In the left foreground stand a horse and cart.
  • Creator(s)

    Ross & Thomson (active 1847-1890s) (photographer)

  • 19.0 x 15.3 cm (image)

    29.7 x 37.1 cm (page dimensions)

  • Old Jail Canongate [Calotype Specimens]

  • From an album presented to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert in 1849

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Lothian [Scotland]
              • Edinburgh [Scotland]
                • Canongate [Edinburgh]
                  • Canongate Tollbooth [Edinburgh]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Prisons
          • Shops