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Charles Clifford (1819-62)

Photographic Souvenir of Spain vol.I: The facade of San Esteban Church, Salamanca, Spain c. 1858

Albumen print | 40.0 x 29.0 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2700079

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Photograph of the 17th-century facade of the Church of San Esteban in Salamanca, Spain. At ground level, seven men are seated on steps leading to the main door of the church above which is a tympanum featuring the Martyrdom of St Stephen. The walls are adorned with the figures of the Apostles and at the top of the arched recess is a Calvary.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Jesus Christ
  • 40.0 x 29.0 cm (image) (image)

    41.0 x 54.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • 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]
            • Convento de San Esteban [Salamanca, Spain]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Christian church architecture
            • Chapels
          • Monastic buildings
            • Monasteries
            • Convents
        • Gothic architecture
        • Architectural history
      • Plastic arts
        • Sculpture
          • Statues
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Devotional Images of Christ
          • Life of Christ
            • Passion of Christ
              • Christ Crucifixion