Object Detail


Object Name
photograph
Description
'Oxford, flood view from Grandpont Bridge' - Sepia photograph of the River Thames at Oxford during flood, photographed by Henry Taunt, c1870. On the left are Oxford college barges.

From a collection of views along the River Thames photographed by Henry Taunt. Henry Taunt was born in Oxford in 1842 and rose from poverty to establish himself as an extremely successful and skilled photographer. His work has created a unique photographic record of Victorian life.
Accession No
2004.57.1
Collection
River Thames
Associated Person
Associated Date
Circa 1870
Associated Period
19th century
Date
Circa 1870

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