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Charles Clifford (1819-62)

View of Malaga c. 1858

Albumen print | 20.0 x 41.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2700130

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Photograph of the city of Malaga in southern Spain. The Cathedral tower is visible on the right, centre. On the far left is Mount Gibralfaro. A castle is located on top of the mountain.

With a heritage spanning nearly 3000 years, Malaga is one of the oldest cities in the world. The cathedral is built in the Baroque style. Gibralfaro castle was constructed by Yusuf I (1318-54) at the beginning of the 14th century.

  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

  • 20.0 x 41.5 cm (image)

    41.0 x 54.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Photographic Souvenir of Spain Vol. II, 1861

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Spain
          • Malaga [Spain]
            • Cathedral of the Incarnation [Malaga]
            • Castillo Gibralfaro [Malaga]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Cathedrals