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Charles Clifford (1819-62)

Photographic Souvenir of Spain vol.I: Detail of West facade of the Cathedral, Leon 1858-61

Albumen print | 42.0 x 32.0 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2700056

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Photograph of the west facade of the Cathedral of Santa Maria de la Regla in León, Spain. Around the central arch are carved representations, amongst others, of Christ, the Virgin and St John. Above the arch portal is a balcony decorated with quatrefoil cut-outs.

  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

  • 42.0 x 32.0 cm (image) (image)

    41.0 x 54.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Detail of León Cathedral door

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Spain
          • Leon [Spain]
            • León Cathedral [Leon]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Cathedrals
        • Gothic architecture
        • Architectural history
        • Architectural design
          • Façades
            • Church façades
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Construction
        • Structural parts of buildings
          • Doors
          • Doorways