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Albums compiled by Prince Albert, reflecting his beliefs surrounding photography

Ross & Thomson (active 1847-1890s)

New Club, Princes Street, Edinburgh c. 1849

Salted paper print | 15.1 x 20.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2600311

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Photograph of a three storeyed terraced building in Princes Street, Edinburgh with a columned entrance and balistrade roof. A balistrade balcony is on the second floor with an arched lintel above the windows. Two street lamps outside entrance.

This is one of a set of views of Edinburgh made by Ross & Thomson in 1849 and sent to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert as 'Calotype Specimens'. James Ross and John Thomson were subsequently granted a Royal Warrant as 'Photographers at Edinburgh to Her Majesty' on 14 June 1849.
  • Creator(s)

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

  • 15.1 x 20.1 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]
                • Princes Street [Edinburgh]
                  • New Club [Princes Street, Edinburgh]
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Construction
        • Structural parts of buildings
          • Columns