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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Charles Clifford (1819-62)

Photographic Souvenir of Spain vol.I: Views of 'The Carmenes' of the Alhambra c.1860

Albumen print | 30.0 x 42.5 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2700089

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Photograph of an overhead view of Alhambra Park with the citadel standing on wooded outcrop in the background. In the foreground, five men work in the soil adjacent to an ornamental garden. The rooftops and light colour walls of domestic buildings stretch into the distance.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

  • 30.0 x 42.5 cm (image) (image)

    41.0 x 54.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Views of the cármenes of the Alhambra, 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]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Palaces
          • Military architecture
            • Fortresses
        • Moorish architecture
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Gardening
          • Gardens