From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
Name/TitleUntitled [Canterbury Cathedral]
About this objectView of the Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of Christ at Canterbury in Canterbury, England. The oldest part of the cathedral was built in the 6th century, and was rebuilt after a fire in the late 11th century. Additions and alterations were made throughout the years until the early 19th century. The Canterbury Cathedral is the church of the Archbishop of Canterbury, the head of the Church of England.
Place MadeCanterbury, England
MakerFrancis Frith & Co.
Medium and MaterialsAlbumen print.
Inscription and Marksverso: [pencil] Canterbury Cathedral, SW
verso: [pencil] 78:095:2
Measurements22.9 cm x 28.3 cm (image)
35.2 cm x 45.4 cm (mat)
Subject and Association DescriptionFrancis Frith is a 19th century English photographer who traveled the Middle East extensively taking collodion photographs. Frith’s photographs were distributed to the public primarily through postcards. Frith eventually established the large and successful Francis Frith & Co. photograph studio.
Subject and Association KeywordsFrancis Frith
Subject and Association KeywordsEngland
Subject and Association KeywordsArchitecture
Subject and Association KeywordsFrancis Frith & Co.
Subject and Association KeywordsCathedral
Subject and Association KeywordsCanterbury
Subject and Association KeywordsCanterbury Cathedral
Subject and Association KeywordsMedieval Architecture
Subject and Association KeywordsReligion
Subject and Association KeywordsReligious Architecture
Object TypeAlbumen Print