The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné


Object within Schaaf no. 4245

Christ Church Gate, Canterbury

Object details

Image size: h 21.9cm x w 17.0cm

Paper size: h 22.4cm x w 17.0cm

Object Type: Paper Negative-Camera

Physical description: bottom left corner torn to a round shape; square piece torn away from the bottom right corner

Inscription: 3. in ink, in the border, recto

Matilda Talbot 1934

Owner: National Science and Media Museum

Object owner number: 1937-3098

Collection: Science Museum Collection

This object is part of Schaaf no. 4245

Christ Church Gate, Canterbury

Location: Canterbury

Keywords: architecture

A view from from an elevated position 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. 

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