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Charles Clifford (1819-62)

Photographic Souvenir of Spain vol.I: Tower of Oviedo Cathedral 1858

Albumen print | 42.0 x 26.0 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2700058

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Photograph of the tower of the Cathedral of San Salvador, in Oviedo, Spain. The tower adjoins the main building of the Cathedral, which features a rose window. At the bottom of the tower is an arch with trefoil decoration and further up is a clock. The tower is adorned with fine Gothic tracery and an open filigree pyramidal spire completes the building.

  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

  • 42.0 x 26.0 cm (image) (image)

    41.0 x 54.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Tower of Oviedo Cathedral

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Spain
          • Oviedo [Spain]
            • Cathedral of San Salvador [Oviedo]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
        • Gothic architecture
        • Architectural history
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Construction