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Charles Clifford (1819-62)

Photographic Souvenir of Spain vol.I: Roman Bridge, Merida 1858

Albumen print | 20.5 x 43.0 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2700066

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Photograph of the Puente Romano bridge spanning the Guadiana River in Mérida, Spain. On the left, a series of stone steps lead to the top of the bridge where a stone canopy stands. Built by the Roman Emperor Trajan, the bridge is made of granite with bossage work.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

  • 20.5 x 43.0 cm (image) (image)

    41.0 x 54.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Puente Romano bridge, Mérida

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Spain
          • Extremadura [Spain]
            • Badajoz [Spain]
              • Mérida [Spain]
      • Physiography
        • Rivers
          • Rivers of the Iberian peninsula
            • Guadiana, River [Spain-Portugal]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Bridges