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 16.7cm x w 19.3cm

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

Inscription: LA18 in ink on verso

Promised gift of Paul Sack to the Sack Photographic Trust
Hans P. Kraus Jr. Inc. (300411.0001)

Owner: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMoMA)

Object owner number: PST0419

Supporting images

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