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Charles Clifford (1819-62)

Photographic Souvenir of Spain vol.I: Cloisters of the Cathedral of Oviedo 1858

Albumen print | 40.5 x 32.5 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2700059

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Photograph of the cloisters of the Cathedral of San Salvador, Oviedo in the Asturias region of Spain. Across the centre of the photograph are three arches decorated in the Gothic style with cinquefoil and trefoil designs. A buttress adorned with a face divides the arch on the left from the centre arch. Above the arches are three small balconies onto which doors open.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

  • 40.5 x 32.5 cm (image) (image)

    41.0 x 54.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Cloisters of Oviedo Cathedral

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Spain
          • Oviedo [Spain]
            • Cathedral of San Salvador [Oviedo]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Cathedrals
          • Christian church architecture
            • Cloisters
        • Gothic architecture
        • Architectural history