The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné

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Object within Schaaf no. 1094

Gothick arch at Lacock Abbey

Object details

Image size: h 8.4cm x w 6.2cm

Paper size: h 12.7cm x w 8.1cm

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

Physical description: both top corners and one bottom corner of negative clipped

Inscription: in pencil, verso, b; in pencil, verso, M.T.T.

Provenance:
John Dillwyn Llewelyn Collection

Owner: Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford

Object owner number: Dep. d. 996, fol. 23r

Collection: Loan Collection

This object is part of Schaaf no. 1094

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 as designed by Sanderson Miller in the eighteenth century.

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