Object Detail

Object Name
'Temple Island' - Sepia photograph of Temple Island on the River Thames near Henley. Photographed by Henry Taunt c1870.

Temple Island was built by James Wyatt in 1771 as a fishing lodge for Fawley Court. It now belongs to Henley Royal Regatta.

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