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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017 | Licence: All Rights Reserved
Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017 | Licence: All Rights Reserved

Oban

August 1847

William Leighton Leitch

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Title

Oban

Date

August 1847

Description

A watercolour of a view of the bay at sunset, with fishing vessels, figures and a cottage on the right. Although of a different size from Leitch's other watercolours in this series, this probably illustrates the visit of the Queen and Prince Albert to the West Coast of Scotland in August 1847. It is possible that the artist accompanied the royal party and made sketches on the tour, but more likely that he followed the route later to make his drawings for her.

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Location

Oban, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

Country

Continent

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Image Credit

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