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Yuste, Palace of Charles V

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Spain (photographed)
    Yuste (photographed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1850s (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Clifford, Charles (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Albumen print

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 759, box F

Physical description

A mounted sepia-coloured photograph of a multi-story stone building with covered terraces. A man is visible leaning over the metal railing of one of the terraces. A group of four figures is visible gathered at the base of the structure, including three seated woman wearing light cloths draped over their heads and one standing figure clad in dark vetements and a large hat. A fine honey-comb cracking of the negative emolsion is also visible.

Place of Origin

Spain (photographed)
Yuste (photographed)


ca. 1850s (photographed)


Clifford, Charles (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Albumen print


Height: 500 mm mount, Width: 350 mm mount

Object history note

This is one of fifty-one photographs of Spanish architecture and views purchased from M. Balcon for the Department of Science and Art on 26 June 1866.

Descriptive line

Photograph by Charles Clifford, 'Yuste, Palace of Charles V', albumen print, ca. 1850s


Photographic paper


Photography; Albumen process

Subjects depicted

Monasteries; Terraces


Photographs; Architecture; Tourism & Travel


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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