From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
Name/TitleWindsor Castle, North Terrace
About this objectView of the north terrace of Windsor Castle with a guard monitoring a roped off area. Built in the 11th century, Windsor Castle is used as a residence of the English royal family.
Place MadeWindsor, England
Date Madeca. 1860-1900
Medium and MaterialsAlbumen print.
Inscription and Marksrecto of mat: [pen] Englandrecto of mat: [pen] 31verso of mat: [pencil] 93 019 031
Measurements19.2 cm x 29.4 cm (image)
35.6 cm x 43.1 cm (mat)
Subject and Association DescriptionJames Valentine was a 19th century Scottish photographer. Valentine & Sons Ltd. was founded in 1851 and had previously produced engravings. Valentine added portrait photography and opened one of the largest photographic glasshouses in Britain. In the 1860s, he decided to follow George Washington Wilson’s successful business model and began selling topographical views. This led to the company becoming internationally recognized for the postcards they produced.
Subject and Association KeywordsJames Valentine
Subject and Association KeywordsValentine & Sons Ltd.
Subject and Association KeywordsWindsor
Subject and Association KeywordsWindsor Castle
Subject and Association KeywordsLate 19th Century
Subject and Association KeywordsAlbumen
Subject and Association KeywordsEngland
Subject and Association KeywordsArchitecture
Subject and Association KeywordsChurch
Subject and Association Keywords12th Century Architecture
CollectionCollection of Visual Studies Workshop
Object TypeAlbumen Print