The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 3439

Christ Church Gate, Canterbury

Object details

Image size: h 20.1cm x w 17.2cm

Object Type: Paper Negative-Camera

Physical description: waxed

Inscription: 1. in ink, in the border, recto

Matilda Talbot 1934

Owner: National Science and Media Museum

Object owner number: 1937-3097

Collection: Science Museum Collection

This object is part of Schaaf no. 3439

Christ Church Gate, Canterbury

Location: Canterbury

Keywords: architecture

A view from Sun street towards the Precincts through the Christchurch gate. The gate is the principal entrance to the Canterbury Cathedral and was built between 1504 and 1521. The original towers of the gate were removed in 1803 and restored again in 1937.