Object Detail

Object Name
'Abingdon' - Sepia photograph of Abingdon photographed downstream of the bridge. The bridge in the centre below the large tree crosses the mouth of the River Ock. Less easy to see, but immediately to the left of the bridge is the entrance to the Berks and Wilts Canal. Photographed by Henry Taunt c1870.

From a collection of views along the River Thames photographed by Henry Taunt. Henry Taunt was born in 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
River Thames
Associated Person
Associated Date
Circa 1870
Associated Period
19th century
Circa 1870