Created: 21 Mar 1840
Image size: h 17.6cm x w 21.5cm
Paper size: h 18.4cm x w 22.8cm
Object Type: Salted Paper Print
Physical description: top corners of the negative clipped; corners of the print rounded; previously folded down the middle
Inscription: pencil x recto; pencil fx verso; in ink, verso: Lacock Abbey. H.F. Talbot 21 March 1840
Provenance:Sir John Frederick William Herschel Collection
Owner: Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas
Object owner number: 974:002:001
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Location: Lacock Abbey
Keywords: Architecture Landscape
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.
Gothick arch at Lacock Abbey, ta...