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Landscape, Nature and Architecture

Technological improvements enabled Prince Albert to collect photographs of places that were significant to him


Photographic Souvenir of Spain Vol I: Royal Arms


Albumen print | 41.0 x 54.0 cm (page dimensions) | RCIN 2700022

Photograph of a bas-relief of a coat of arms belonging to Francisco y Jose Bellver dated 1859. The bas-relief features two lions standing on their hind legs, flanking an armorial shield, topped by a crown. The Collar of the Order of the Golden Fleece hangs at the side of the shield with the Badge of the Order of Charles III at the base. On the bottom of the relief is text that reads: Francisco y Jose Bellver ano 1859.

  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

  • 41.0 x 54.0 cm (page dimensions)

    39.0 x 30.0 cm (image)

  • Royal Arms, Madrid

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Subject(s)
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Photography
        • Photographs
          • Photograph albums
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Spain
          • Madrid [Spain]
    • Genealogy and Heraldry
      • Heraldry
        • Coats of arms
      • Orders (honour)
        • Order of the Golden Fleece (Burgundy/Spain/Austria)
        • Order of Charles III (Spain)