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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

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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
    Subject(s)
    • 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