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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Charles Clifford (1819-62)

Door of the Giants, Zaragoza, Spain 1860

Albumen print | 41.2 x 31.6 cm (image) | RCIN 2700155

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Photograph showing a grand, round-arched, richly decorated portal flanked by two colossal sculptures of giants in classical armour, brandishing a club. Under the arch, in the centre, there is a standing soldier, facing the camera.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

  • 41.2 x 31.6 cm (image)

    54.0 x 41.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Door of the Giants, Zaragoza

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Spain
          • Aragon [Spain]
            • Zaragoza [Aragon]
              • Door of the Giants [Zaragoza]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Courtyards
      • Plastic arts
        • Sculpture
          • Reliefs
          • Statues