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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Charles Clifford (1819-62)

Casa de Pilatos, Seville c.1859

Albumen print | 33.0 x 42.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2700149

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Photograph of the Casa de Pilatos in Seville, Spain. The photograph shows a courtyard bordered by a series of arches, decorated in the Mudéjar style. There is a decorated stone balustrade above the arches. A statue of a female figure is located in the corner of the courtyard, towards the centre of the photograph.

The Casa de Pilatos was constructed at the end of the 15th century and was significantly altered during the 16th century by Fadrique Enríquez (1390-1473). Enriquez introduced Renaissance features, including the marble fountain located in the centre of the courtyard.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

  • 33.0 x 42.5 cm (image)

    41.0 x 54.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Photographic Souvenir of Spain Vol. II, 1861

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Spain
          • Andalucia [Spain]
            • Seville [Spain]
              • Casa de Pilatos [Seville]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Moorish architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Courtyards
        • Architectural design
          • Arcades
      • Plastic arts
        • Sculpture
          • Statues