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The Castle Hill

  • Object:


  • Date:

    1921 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Keighley, Alexander, born 1861 - died 1947 (photographers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Carbon process.

  • Credit Line:

    The Royal Photographic Society Collection at the V&A, acquired with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case XRP, shelf 1270

Physical description

Monochrome photograph mounted on card depicting a valley landscape. There are trees visible in the foreground, with a river running through the valley floor spanned by a stone bridge and a castle is visible in the upper left of the image atop the hill.


1921 (photographed)


Keighley, Alexander, born 1861 - died 1947 (photographers)

Materials and Techniques

Carbon process.

Marks and inscriptions

'Royal Photographic Society/ Alexander Keighley Collection 1948/ Title: The Castle Hill/ Process: Carbon/ Date: 1921/ No. 32 AK'
Printed and completed in ink on verso.


Width: 596 mm mount, Height: 468 mm mount

Descriptive line

Photograph by Alexander Keighley, 'The Castle Hill', carbon print, 1921


Carbon process; Photography


The Royal Photographic Society; Photographs; Landscapes; Portraits; RPS Digitisation Project


Royal Photographic Society Collection

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