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Charles Clifford (1819-62)

Photographic Souvenir of Spain vol.I: La Granja, Silver cross by Juan de Arphe 1853

Albumen print | 37.5 x 22.5 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2700039

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Photograph of an ornately worked silver cross by the the Spanish artist Juan de Arphe (1535-1600). The cross is of delicately wrought filigree work with Gothic tracery with the figure of Christ in its centre.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

  • 37.5 x 22.5 cm (image) (image)

    41.0 x 54.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • La Granja, silver cross by Juan de Arfes/Arphes

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Spain
          • Segovia [Spain]
            • Royal Palace of La Granja de San Ildefonso [Spain]
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Chemistry
        • Metals
          • Silver