The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné

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Object within Schaaf no. 913

XVIII. Gate of Christchurch.

Object details

Alternate titles

Plate XVIII in "The Pencil of Nature", fascicle 4, 21 June 1845

Created: Between 1 Aug 1835 and 30 Sep 1844

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

Mount: ruled edge mount

Physical description: edge fading; forms part of a bound volume of "The Pencil of Nature" with extra illustrations

Inscription: in ink on mount, 18

Provenance:
Euing Collection

Owner: University of Glasgow Library

Object owner number: Photo A18

Collection: Archives & Special Collections

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