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A Gateway in Spain, Salamanca

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Salamanca (photographed)

  • Date:

    1852 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Clifford, Charles (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Albumen print

  • Credit Line:

    The Royal Photographic Society Collection at the V&A, acquired with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case MB2, shelf SH2, box XRG305

Physical description

A mounted sepia-coloured photograph showing an ornately carved facade of a building with two arched entrances. A man in top hat is leaning against the building.

Place of Origin

Salamanca (photographed)


1852 (photographed)


Clifford, Charles (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Albumen print

Marks and inscriptions

signed and dated


Height: 405 mm image, Width: 313 mm image, Height: 610 mm mount, Width: 480 mm mount

Descriptive line

Photograph by Charles Clifford, 'A Gateway in Spain, Salamanca', albumen print, 1852


Photographic paper


Photography; Albumen process


Photographs; Architecture; The Royal Photographic Society; Tourism & Travel


Royal Photographic Society Collection

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