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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

Ross & Thomson (active 1847-1890s)

Near Edinburgh c. 1849

Salted paper print | 20.0 x 15.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2600308

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Photograph showing bare and semi-bare trees with a wooden fence in the background and scrubland and a fallen tree in the foreground.

One of a set of photographic views of Edinburgh made by Ross and Thomson in 1849 and sent to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. James Ross and John Thomson were granted a Royal Warrant as 'Photographers at Edinburgh to Her Majesty' on 14 June 1849.

  • Creator(s)

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

  • 20.0 x 15.0 cm (image)

    29.7 x 37.1 cm (page) (page dimensions)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Great Britain
          • Scotland
            • Lothian [Scotland]
              • Edinburgh [Scotland]
    • Geography
      • Systematic geography
        • Landscapes
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Construction
        • Structural parts of buildings
          • Doors
            • Gates
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Botany
        • Systematic botany
          • Trees