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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Charles Clifford (1819-62)

Photographic Souvenir of Spain vol. I: Royal Convent of 'Salesas', Madrid c.1853

Albumen print | 39.5 x 31.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2700028

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Photograph of the the Royal Convent of Las Salesas Reales that was built by François Carlier in the mid 18th century. In the foreground stand ornate iron railings with a number of figures standing outside, some blurred. The building is located in the Calle Doña Barbara de Braganza.

The building now houses the Supreme Court of Spain.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

  • 39.5 x 31.0 cm (image)

    41.0 x 54.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Convento de las Salesas Reales, Madrid

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Spain
          • Madrid [Spain]
            • Calle Doña Barbara de Braganza [Madrid]
            • Convent of Las Salesas Reales [Madrid]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Monastic buildings
            • Convents
        • Architectural history
          • Baroque Architecture
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Construction
        • Structural parts of buildings
          • Doors
            • Gates