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Identification and Creation
Object Number
P1982.361.14
People
Iorwerth Grey Lloyd, British (1845-1903)
Title
Untitled (photograph of a drawing labeled "A day with the J.P.T. — 'Run to Ground'". No. 3 Revd. F. Harrison Oriel College. It is commonly believed by Undergraduates that a Proctor cannot proctorize within the College gates; hence men generally try to run to ground, either to their own College or another — Some however have lately been unearthed; verso: photograph of a drawing labeled "The Proctors having cleared out the Coffee Room at the Randolph sit down to a Dinner for five with nothing touched but the soup & regale bulldogs too at another table. Senior Proctor speaks ("?, my boy. Here's to our noble selves'.")
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
album page, photograph
Date
1864-1871
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/324768
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Album page with albumen silver prints
Technique
Albumen silver print
Dimensions
28.7 x 22.4 cm (11 5/16 x 8 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: recto and verso; ink inscriptions above and beneath photographs.
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
P1982.361.14
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Photograph information:

Recto;

Photograph of a drawing labeled "A day with the J.P.T. — 'Run to Ground'".

Inscribed: "No. 3. Revd. F. Harrison Oriel College. It is commonly believed by Undergraduates that a Proctor cannot proctorize within the College gates; hence men generally try to run to ground, either to their own College or another — Some however have lately been unearthed."

Verso:

Photograph of a drawing labeled "The Proctors having cleared out the Coffee Room at the Randolph sit down to a Dinner for five with nothing touched but the soup & regale bulldogs too at another table. Senior Proctor speaks ("?, my boy. Here's to our noble selves'.")

Inscribed: "No. 57. The Randolph Hotel was opened about this time & attracted by it's large rooms and good dinners many undergraduates. It became a favourite arena for the exercise of proctorial power. No one it is hoped ever thought that the imaginary scene here sketched really happened. Revd. J.J. ? M.A. of ? & J.E. Thurley Esqre M.A. of Wadham. Proctors 1866-67."
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