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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

Ross & Thomson (active 1847-1890s)

In Grey Friars Church Yard, Edinburgh c. 1849

Salted paper print | 15.1 x 19.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2600325

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Photograph of the tomb of Sir Robert Dennistoun of Mountjoy, who was the Ambassador and conservator of Scottish privileges in Holland in Greyfriars Churchyard, Edinburgh. In the centre of the photograph, facing the viewer, is a young boy wearing a peaked cap with his left hand on the railings that he is seated besides. The branches of a tree grow out of the upper levl of the tomb.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Subject(s)
    Sir Robert of Mountjoy Dennistoun (b1627)
  • 15.1 x 19.9 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
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Lothian [Scotland]
              • Edinburgh [Scotland]
                • Greyfriars Kirkyard [Edinburgh]
                  • Dennistoun Monument [Greyfriars Kirkyard]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Funerary architecture
            • Funerary monuments