Object Detail

Object Name
'Nuneham Carfax Conduit' - Sepia photograph of the ornate stone conduit that once stood in the centre of Oxford. It was removed in 1787 and given a new home by Lord Harcourt in the grounds of Nuneham Park in Nuneham Courntey, just outside Oxford. Photographed by Henry Taunt c1870.

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
River Thames
Associated Person
Associated Date
Circa 1870
Associated Period
19th century
Circa 1870