The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné

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Object within Schaaf no. 3675

Gothick arch at Lacock Abbey

Object details

Alternate titles

TALBOT ALBUM No. 4; NMeM second of pair of "Lady E" albums

Created: 24 Dec 1840

Image size: h 17.1cm x w 19.8cm

Paper size: h 18.6cm x w 22.6cm

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

Mount: Grey paper album page

Physical description: corners of negative clipped

Inscription: negative inscribed along one edge, Dec. 24. 1840; pencil X recto

Provenance:
Matilda Talbot 1934

Owner: National Science and Media Museum

Object owner number: 1937-0366/118

Collection: Science Museum Collection

Supporting images

This object is part of Schaaf no. 3675

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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