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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Charles Clifford (1819-62)

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

Albumen print | 24.0 x 42.5 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2700065

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Photograph of the ruins of the Roman amphitheatre in Merida, Spain. A small, covered cart stands in the centre foreground. The theatre is in an unexcavated state with only four tiers of seating visible. The earth was removed during archaeological excavations carried out during the early 20th century.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

  • 24.0 x 42.5 cm (image) (image)

    41.0 x 54.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Ruins of Roman theatre, 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]