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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Charles Clifford (1819-62)

Photographic Souvenir of Spain, vol.I: Plaza Oriente and Royal Theatre, Madrid 1853

Albumen print | 27.0 x 40.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2700025

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Photograph of an elevated view of the Plaza Oriente in Madrid. The Teatro Real, or Royal Theatre, stands in the centre. To the left of the centre and facing the Royal Theatre stands an equestrian statue of Philip IV encircled by 14 limestone sculptures of the Gothic Kings and Queens, all raised on plinths.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Felipe IV, King of Spain (1606-65)
  • 27.0 x 40.0 cm (image)

    41.0 x 54.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Plaza Oriente and Teatro Real, Madrid

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Spain
          • Madrid [Spain]
            • Plaza Oriente [Madrid]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Plastic arts
        • Sculpture
          • Statues
            • Equestrian Statues