Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
P1982.361.13
People
Iorwerth Grey Lloyd, British (1845-1903)
Title
Untitled (photo montage labeled "Exeter College"; verso: photograph labeled "Effect of the Passing of Mr. Bouveris's Bill for the Abolition of Tests on the Fellows of a College in Oxford.")
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph, album page
Date
1864-1871
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/324767
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Recto: album page with albumen silver print. Verso; albumen silver print with hand coloring.
Technique
Albumen silver print
Dimensions
28.7 x 22.4 cm (11 5/16 x 8 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: recto; ink
  • inscription: "No. 60. Theophilus the Iconoclast ordered the images & pictures of Saints to be destroyed in all the Churches & the walls to be covered with/pictures of birds & beasts. In Worcester Chapel we have birds/beasts & saints. If all religions were tolerated, as eac/whorshipped his patron saint, so each would worship his favorite/beast or bird. Dr. Cotton, the Provost rushing from the/Chapel in dismay."
Provenance
Seiden & de Cuevas, Inc., New York, New York. on Long Term Loan at the Fogg Art Museum from 1977 to 1982
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Purchase through the generosity of Melvin R. Seiden
Object Number
P1982.361.13
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Photograph information:

Recto:

Photo montage of high wire above Exeter College quadrangle with man and woman posed, second man pushing wheelbarrow with bags labeled "Battels" and "Sconces", man in doorway lower right corner of image. (Battels are food charges at Oxford University, sconces are fines).

Verso:

No. 60. Effect of the Passing of Mr. Bouveris's Bill for the Abolition of Tests on the Fellows of a College in Oxford.
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