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Charles Clifford (1819-62)

Wedding group in Estremadura, Spain c.1858

Albumen print | 26.2 x 38.0 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2700068

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Photograph of a wedding group in Mérida, Spain. The group comprises of four women flanked by two men. The women wear traditional regional costume and assume a variety of poses. The man on the left leans against a pillar, gazing towards the viewer. He wears a cloak and wide brimmed hat. The man on the right is seated next to a guitar that has been leant against a pillar.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

  • 26.2 x 38.0 cm (image) (image)

    41.0 x 54.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Wedding group, Mérida

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Spain
          • Extremadura [Spain]
            • Badajoz [Spain]
              • Mérida [Spain]
          • Estremadura [Spain]
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Social customs
          • Marriage
            • Wedding Ceremonial Costume
        • Costume & National dress
          • Costume-Spain
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Music
        • Musical instruments
          • Guitars