© Royal Collection Trust | Licence: All Rights Reserved
© Royal Collection Trust | Licence: All Rights Reserved

Old Balmoral Castle, a distant view dated 1840

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Description

Descriptive Medium: 'bodycolour', 'watercolour painting'

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© Royal Collection Trust

From the Watercolour World

Location

Balmoral Estate, Ballater, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Country

Tww Comment

The Old Castle of Balmoral dated to the early 16th century and stood on what is now the lawn of the present Balmoral Castle, which was built in 1853. (http://www.stravaiging.com/history/castle/old-balmoral-castle#:~:text=The%20Old%20Castle%20of%20Balmoral,which%20was%20built%20in%201853.&text=They%20employed%20William%20Smith%20of,built%20between%201853%20and%201856.)