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Charles Clifford (1819-62)

Photographic Souvenir of Spain vol.I: View of the Cathedral, Leon 1858

Albumen print | 26.0 x 42.5 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2700054

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Photograph of an exterior view of the rear of the Cathedral of Santa Maria de Regla in the city of León, Spain. The cathedral is located in the background of the photograph with domestic buildings in the foreground. Flying buttresses support the central section of the building around which various towers built in the early Gothic style stand.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

  • 26.0 x 42.5 cm (image) (image)

    41.0 x 54.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • View of Cathedral, Leon

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Spain
          • Leon [Spain]
            • León Cathedral [Leon]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Cathedrals
        • Gothic architecture
        • Architectural history