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Tewkesbury Abbey

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Tewkesbury (photographed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1850s (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Fenton, Roger, born 1819 - died 1869 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Albumen print

  • Credit Line:

    The Royal Photographic Society Collection at the V&A, acquired with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case XRP, shelf 230

Physical description

Photographic print in monochrome depicting the exterior of the back of an abbey and a small cemetery with densely erected tombstones.

Place of Origin

Tewkesbury (photographed)


ca. 1850s (photographed)


Fenton, Roger, born 1819 - died 1869 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Albumen print

Marks and inscriptions

'Photographed by R. Feton'
Printed in ink on paper below image

'9 TewkesburyAbbey, he west window and'
Printed in ink on paper glued onto the bottom right corner of the paper mount


Height: mm mount, Width: mm mount

Descriptive line

Photograph by Roger Fenton, 'Tewkesbury Abbey', Gloucestershire, albumen print, ca. 1850s


Photography; Albumen process


Photographs; The Royal Photographic Society; RPS Digitisation Project New; Architecture


Royal Photographic Society Collection

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