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Charles Clifford (1819-62)

Phorographic Souvenir of Spain vol.I: Door of San Santiago, Salamanca 1853-54

Albumen print | 41.0 x 31.0 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2700075

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Photograph of the facade of the 12th-century Church of the Sancti Spiritus in Salamanca, Spain. An arched doorway is partially obscured by a sloping wall that runs horizontally through the picture. Above the door are a two faces carved in relief and a tablet bearing an inscription. A pediment flanked by armorial shields and bearing two male heads in relief occupies the upper part of the facade.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

  • 41.0 x 31.0 cm (image) (image)

    41.0 x 54.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Church of the Sancti Spiritus, Santiago

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Spain
          • Salamanca [Spain]
            • Church of Sancti Spiritus [Salamanca, Spain]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Christian church architecture
            • Chapels
        • Architectural design
          • Façades
            • Church façades
    • Genealogy and Heraldry
      • Heraldry
        • Escutcheons (coats of arms)