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Charles Clifford (1819-62)

View of Lerida 1860

Albumen print | 26.5 x 41.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2700157

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Photograph of the city of Lleida in Catalonia, Spain. The river Segre is in the foreground with a large stone built bridge in the background. The arch on the left side of the bridge is covered by a brick built structure with an arched entrance decorated with a pediment above it. The city itself can be seen on the right side with multi storeyed buildings occupying the escarpments. On the far right side is a fortified wall built onto the rock.

This view of Lleida originally formed part of a panorama of the city and would have been joined to two or three other views of the city.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

  • 26.5 x 41.5 cm (image)

    41.0 x 54.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Photographic Souvenir of Spain Vol II, 1861 Charles Clifford

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Spain
          • Lérida [Spain]
      • Physiography
        • Rivers
          • Rivers of the Iberian peninsula
            • River Ebro [Spain]
              • Segre, River [Spain]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Bridges
          • Military architecture
            • Fortresses