Balmoral Castle, Ballater, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
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A watercolour showing a view of a lake surrounded by mountains. A sailing boat is shown on the lake in the foreground. Trees are shown on the shore to the left and mountains are shown in the background.
Inscribed lower left: Aug 1862
Inscribed lower right: Louise
Madame de Coninck, formally Madame Maria de Hocédé, was the French Governess to Queen Victoria's children from 20 January 1859. Coninck was a favourite of Princess Alice and Princess Louise, who each presented her with an album of drawings (RCIN 981663 & RCIN 981664) before she left to remarry in July 1863. For other items in this volume see RCIN 981664.
Descriptive Medium: 'Pencil and watercolour', 'pencil, watercolour'