The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 3538

St. Benet's Abbey, Norfolk

Object details

Image size: h 13.7cm x w 18.2cm

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

Mount: RE mount

Physical description: top of the print and mat cut off

Inscription: in ink verso: South View of St Benedict's Abbey Norfolk; round Patent Talbotype or Sun Pictures stamp

Harrison D. Horblit (HH1855)
Sotheby's Belgravia, 21 Mar 1980, lot196

Owner: Houghton Library, Harvard University

Object owner number: Horblit TypPr 805.E350.001 Sz1

Collection: Harrison D. Horblit Collection Of Early Photography

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This object is part of Schaaf no. 3538

St. Benet's Abbey, Norfolk

Location: Norfolk

A view towards the gatehouse of the Abbey with a windmill behind it. St. Benet's Hulme or St. Bene't-at-Holme Abbey was established in the 9th century, the mill was built within it a later time and is one of the oldest tower mills in Norfolk.