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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

Ross & Thomson (active 1847-1890s)

East Front of New Gaol c. 1849

Salted paper print | 12.8 x 14.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2600313

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Photograph of the east front of the newly built Edinburgh jail. Castle like structure with several small round towers. The central entrance is composed of a castle keep like structure with an arched door with two small square towers on either side. Towers of varying size dominate the main building behind the entrance.
  • Creator(s)

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

  • 12.8 x 14.9 cm (image)

    29.7 x 37.1 cm (page dimensions)

  • East Front of New Jail [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]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Prisons