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Charles Clifford (1819-62)

Photographic Souvenir of Spain vol.I: Jarandilla. Ruins of Castle 1858

Albumen print | 42.0 x 29.5 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2700063

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Photograph of the ruins of the Castle of Jarandilla de la Vera in the Extremadura region of Spain. A square tower with a tiled roof stands in the background. Adjoining this building is a stone veranda or gallery with several arches supported by Romanesque columns with Gothic tracery in the balustrade. A decoration in relief is carved above a doorway on the far left. Undergrowth dominates the foreground.

  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

  • 42.0 x 29.5 cm (image) (image)

    41.0 x 54.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Castle of Jarandilla de la Vera

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Spain
          • Jarandilla de la Vera Castle [Spain]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Domestic architecture
          • Castles
        • Architectural design
          • Architectural decoration & motifs
            • Castellation