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Charles Clifford (1819-62)

Photographic Souvenir of Spain vol.I: View of the Alhambra fortress, Granada c.1860

Albumen print | 30.5 x 42.5 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2700087

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Photograph of an overhead view of a garden in the the Alhambra. The garden features a path bordered by plants and classical statues. In the centre of the path is a fountain featuring a sculpture of Neptune. In the middle ground is a man, facing away from the camera. He looks out to the Citadel perched on the wooded hillside, located in the background.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

  • 30.5 x 42.5 cm (image) (image)

    41.0 x 54.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • View of fortress 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
          • Fountains
          • Military architecture
            • Fortresses
        • Moorish architecture
      • Plastic arts
        • Sculpture
          • Statues
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Gardening
          • Ornamental gardening
          • Gardens