The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 1696

Gothick arch at Lacock Abbey

Object details

Image size: h 8.1cm x w 9.3cm

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

Mount: album page

Physical description: irregular edges; 8.8cm wide at the bottom

The British Library, gift of Janet and Petronella Burnett-Brown, 1 March 2006
Fox Talbot Museum, Lacock Abbey, National Trust (00668); Talbot Album No. 5-17
Album presented to Talbot's daughter, Matilda, 25 February 1851 (small/diminished prints)

Owner: The British Library

Object owner number: Talbot Photo 17(17)

Collection: Talbot Collection

This object is part of Schaaf no. 1696

Gothick arch at Lacock Abbey

Location: Lacock Abbey

Keywords: Architecture

The arch is not true medieval Gothic. It is part of the Gothic revival (also known as Gothick) additions to Lacock Abbey designed as by Sanderson Miller in the eighteenth century.

The Gothic revival additions to Lacock Abbey are discussed in a project blog.