The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 2344

Gothick arch at Lacock Abbey

Object details

Created: 23 Feb 1840

Image size: h 17.6cm x w 20.7cm

Object Type: Paper Negative-Camera

Physical description: trapezoidal shape, height tapers to 16.7 cm on the left side

Inscription: in pencil, verso: Feb. 23/40

The British Library, gift of Janet and Petronella Burnett-Brown, 1 March 2006
Fox Talbot Museum, Lacock Abbey, National Trust (00408)

Owner: The British Library

Object owner number: Talbot Photo 3(7)

Collection: Talbot Collection

Supporting images

This object is part of Schaaf no. 2344

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.

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