The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné

Master record for Schaaf no. 572

Copy of an etching or engraving, rustic view of a lakeside Gothic ruin

Attributed to: William Henry Fox Talbot

Alternate titles

Copy of an engraving, ruins & boats, pinned to a board
Copy of an engraving, ruins on lake, boats appoaching

Keywords: Ruin

The image depicts an arched building in ruin with small boats moored nearby.

Possibly Neath Abbey in Wales, which offers similar views of a medieval ruin reflected in water from the nearby Tennant Canal.

It is a variant of Schaaf numbers 432, 441 and 1607.