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Charles Clifford (1819-62)

Photographic Souvenir of Spain vol.I: Patio of the Monastery of San Esteban c. 1858

Albumen print | 41.0 x 32.0 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2700080

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Photograph of the cloisters of San Esteban in Salamanca, Spain. In the background are Gothic arches supported by baluster columns at the top, the length of which are divided by thin columns. Above these Romanesque arches line the wall with a closed balustrade below. Medallions punctuate the arches. In the foreground stands a small building supported on six pillars with a partially covered domed roof with two large stone troughs inside.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

  • 41.0 x 32.0 cm (image) (image)

    41.0 x 54.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Court of San Esteban, Salamanca

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Spain
          • Salamanca [Spain]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Christian church architecture
            • Chapels
            • Cloisters
          • Monastic buildings
            • Convents
        • Secular architecture
          • Courtyards