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Charles Clifford (1819-62)

Photographic Souvenir of Spain vol.I: Menores Court, Salamanca 1853

Salted paper print | 32.0 x 41.0 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2700074

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Photograph of the school courtyard within the University of Salamanca. An arcade supported by carved pillars supports an upper mezzanine which features a balustrade decorated with classical urns. Standing in front of the third pillar on the left are two figures facing the viewer.

Image made using a paper negative. In the bottom left corner an inscription on the negative reads 'Clifford 1853'.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

  • 32.0 x 41.0 cm (image) (image)

    41.0 x 54.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • 'Minores Court', Salamanca

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Spain
          • Salamanca [Spain]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Courtyards
        • Buildings for educational, scientific & cultural purposes
          • Universities
        • Architectural design
          • Arches
            • Moorish arches
        • Moorish architecture