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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Charles Clifford (1819-62)

West side of Cathedral, Burgos c. 1858

Albumen print | 37.5 x 27.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2700124

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Photograph of a painting of the south side of Burgos Cathedral with the western spires and the the rose window in clear view above the entrance. Behind the spires, the 180ft high Octagonal tower can be seen with its turrets and spires. In the foreground, a number of figures congregate on a path that rises up on the left side.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

  • 37.5 x 27.0 cm (image)

    41.0 x 54.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Photographic Souvenir of Spain Vol II, Charles Clifford

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Spain
          • Burgos [Spain]
            • Cathedral of St Mary of Burgos [Burgos]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Cathedrals
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Construction
        • Structural parts of buildings
          • Windows
            • Rose windows
          • Doorways