Mobile menu

Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Charles Clifford (1819-62)

Photographic Souvenir of Spain vol.I: Cathedral door of Plasencia 1858

Albumen print | 24.0 x 42.5 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2700064

Your share link is...


Photograph of the main entrance to the Cathedral of Plasencia. The door itself is bordered by an archway and is flanked by highly decorative ionic columns. A second and a third arch appear above the main arch with relief scenes on the facade. A plaque with a dedication to the Virgin Mary can be seen inside the second arch. A Priest stands outside the Cathedral entrance and two other men stand together on the left.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

  • 24.0 x 42.5 cm (image) (image)

    41.0 x 54.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Cathedral of Plasencia

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Spain
          • Estremadura [Spain]
            • Plasencia [Estremadura,Spain]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Cathedrals
        • Gothic architecture
        • Architectural history
      • Plastic arts
        • Sculpture
          • Reliefs
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Christian church in general
            • Church government. Ecclesiastical organization
              • Clergy
                • Priests and clergy in general. Secular clergy