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Royal Palace, Madrid
[Photographic Souvenir of Spain vol. I]
31.5 x 41.5 cm (image)
The Royal Collection
Photograph of the facade of the Royal Palace of Madrid, built in 1755, taken from the courtyard. The centre of the building has a balustrade supported by four Ionic columns above which is a clock flanked by two reliefs of the sun, the top of which has a small bell surrounded by ornate ironwork. On the ground stands a horse and carriage and a sentry box on the far right.
Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert