Created: Between 1 Aug 1835 and 30 Sep 1844
Paper size: h 18.4cm x w 22.4cm
Object Type: Salted Paper Print
Mount: window mount
Physical description: mount is glued over print border
Inscription: in pencil verso at top (not by Talbot): 23. : in pencil verso at bottom (not by Talbot): The great gate of Christ Church, Oxford W.H.F. Talbot
Provenance:Charles Henry Talbot, 4 February 1914
Owner: Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History
Object owner number: 1930
Collection: Photographic History Collection
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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
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