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Charles Clifford (1819-62)

Photographic Souvenir of Spain vol.I: General view of the Alhambra Palace from the Albaicin 1858-62

Albumen print | 32.0 x 42.0 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2700086

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Photograph taken from the Albaicin of the west side of the Palace of Charles V in the Alhambra, Granada. The palace is flanked by two quadrangular towers with the palace walls appearing on the slopes. In the foreground and separated by a gorge and the River Darro, are clustered domestic buildings.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

  • 32.0 x 42.0 cm (image) (image)

    41.0 x 54.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • View of Alhambra and Palace of Charles V, 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]
      • Physiography
        • Rivers
          • Rivers of the Iberian peninsula
            • River Darro [Spain]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Palaces
        • Moorish architecture