The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 913

XVIII. Gate of Christchurch.

Object details

Created: Between 1 Aug 1835 and 30 Sep 1844

Image size: h 16.9cm x w 19.6cm

Paper size: h 18.8cm x w 22.2cm

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

Physical description: negative corners clipped; chemical thumb print bottom right corner

Owner: George Eastman Museum

Object owner number: 81:2847:10

This object is part of Schaaf no. 913

XVIII. Gate of Christchurch.

Location: Oxford

Keywords: Architecture

The tower above the gate of Christ Church, designed by Sir Christopher Wren, is known as Tom Tower.

There are blurred figures just visible in the image, caused because people moved around during the long photographic exposure