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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Charles Clifford (1819-62)

Photographic Souvenir of Spain vol. I: Royal Museum of Paintings, Madrid c.1861

Albumen print | 29.0 x 43.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2700032

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Photograph of the front of the Museo del Prado in Madrid. The foreground has a sweeping drive leading up to the first floor level of the building. At the front of the building is a portico supported by six doric columns above which is a large rectangular frieze.

The building was designed by Juan de Villanueva (1739-1811) during the reign of King Carlos III (1716-88).
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

    Royal Museum of Paintings [Madrid]
    Museo del Prado [Madrid]
  • 29.0 x 43.5 cm (image)

    41.0 x 54.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Museo del Prado, Madrid

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Spain
          • Madrid [Spain]
            • Prado [Madrid]