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Charles Clifford (1819-62)

Photographic Souvenir of Spain vol.I: Guadalajara, facade of the Mendoza Palace c. 1856

Albumen print | 33.5 x 27.0 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2700046

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Photograph showing an example of the stone decoration that adorns the Palace of Antonio de Mendoza in Guadalajara, Spain. At the bottom of the photograph is the studded door that appears in RCIN 2700045. Above the door is a balcony supported by two stone pediments and above that, a crest with a Baronial shield supported by Satyrs. Two top hatted gentlemen stand on the balcony facing the viewer. The walls display decoration in the form of small projections of stone at evenly spaced intervals. At the top of the building are a row of Moorish styled windows.

  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

  • 33.5 x 27.0 cm (image) (image)

    41.0 x 54.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Palace of Antonio de Mendoza

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Spain
          • Guadalajara [Spain]
            • Mendoza Palace [Guadalajara]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Architectural design
          • Fa├žades
        • Moorish architecture
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Zoology
        • Animals
          • Mythical creatures
            • Satyrs
    • Genealogy and Heraldry
      • Heraldry
        • Escutcheons (coats of arms)