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Charles Clifford (1819-62)

Photographic Souvenir of Spain vol.I: Entrance to the Court of Lions, Alhambra Palace, Granada 1858-62

Albumen print | 40.5 x 31.0 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2700094

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Photograph of slender pillars supporting intricately carved porticos featuring Muqarnas. On the left, in the background, is a dodecagon shaped fountain basin carved in white marble and supported on the backs of carved lions.

  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

  • 40.5 x 31.0 cm (image) (image)

    41.0 x 54.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Entrance to the Court of Lions, Granada

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Spain
          • Granada [Spain]
            • Alhambra [Granada]
              • Court of the Lions [Alhambra, Granada]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Moorish architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Fountains