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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

Ross & Thomson (active 1847-1890s)

In Grey Friars Church Yard c. 1849

Salted paper print | 20.5 x 14.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2600315

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Photograph of a young boy sitting on the Thomas Bannatyne Monument. Two sets of double spiralled columns support a central carving and epitaph with a smaller plaque above with a carving of a cherub in front of buildings from 17th century Edinburgh, when the tomb was erected. Spiralled columns either side. The upper part of this tomb was recently restored following its collapse some years earlier.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Thomas Bannatyne (d. 1635)
  • 20.5 x 14.4 cm (image)

    29.7 x 37.1 cm (page dimensions)

  • In Grey Friars Church Yard [Calotype Specimens]

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Lothian [Scotland]
              • Edinburgh [Scotland]
                • Greyfriars Kirkyard [Edinburgh]
                  • Bannatyne Monument [Edinburgh]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Funerary architecture
            • Funerary monuments
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Construction
        • Structural parts of buildings
          • Columns
            • Spiral columns
    • Language, Linguistics and Literature
      • Literature
        • Poetry
          • Epitaphs