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Landscape, Nature and Architecture

Technological improvements enabled Prince Albert to collect photographs of places that were significant to him


Gibraltar Rock

c. 1859

Albumen print | 25.5 x 42.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2700131

Photograph of the west face of the Rock of Gibraltar. Gibraltar bay is located in the middle and foreground. On the left is a group of single storey houses and tents. On the right, boats are moored in the bay. At the foot of the rock stand a group of buildings. Running up the side of the rock are defensive walls culminating in a Moorish castle with a single tower.  

  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

  • 25.5 x 42.0 cm (image)

    41.0 x 54.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Photographic Souvenir of Spain Vol. II, 1861

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Spain
        • Gibraltar
          • Bay of Gibraltar
          • Rock of Gibraltar [Gibraltar]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Moorish architecture