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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Charles Clifford (1819-62)

Cathedral and Orange Court, Seville c.1859

Albumen print | 41.5 x 31.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2700138

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Photograph of the Patio de los Naranjos in Seville Cathedral, showing an area of open ground with orange trees. The Cathedral bell tower or Giralda is located in the background, on the right. The domed roof can be seen in the centre of the photograph. In the foreground, a tarpaulin covers a water vendor's stall where three large stone amphorae stand.

The Cathedral's domed roof was replaced twice following its collapse, once in 1511 and a second time in 1888. The latter was due to the effects of an earthquake in Seville.

  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

  • 41.5 x 31.0 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]
              • Seville Cathedral [Seville]
                • Giralda [Seville Cathedral]
                • Patio de los Naranjos [Seville]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Moorish architecture