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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Charles Clifford (1819-62)

Photographic Souvenir of Spain Vol I: View of Madrid c.1857

Albumen print | 25.0 x 43.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2700023

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Photograph of a panoramic view of Madrid taken from a hillside. On the left stands the Royal Palace with the cityscape stretching out to the right. In the foreground is a horse and carriage and on the right a ploughed field. Madrid is situated within a basin bounded by Sierra Guadarrama and mountains of Toledo and Guadalupe.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Charles Clifford (1819-62)
  • 25.0 x 43.0 cm (image)

    41.0 x 54.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • View of Madrid

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Photography
        • Photographs
          • Photograph albums
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Spain
          • Madrid [Spain]
            • Palacio Real de Madrid [Madrid]
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Vehicles
          • Horse drawn vehicles
          • Simple transport
            • Carriages