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Tewkesbury Abbey

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Tewkesbury (photographed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1858 (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 a cemetary on the side of a large church. The full side exterior of the church and a tower behind are seen in the image.

Place of Origin

Tewkesbury (photographed)


ca. 1858 (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

Handwritten in pencil on paper below image

'9 Tewkesbury Abbey, the west window and central tower'
Printed in ink on paper glued onto the bottom right corner of paper mount


Height: mm mount, Width: mm mount

Descriptive line

Photograph by Roger Fenton, 'Tewkesbury Abbey, the west window and central tower', Gloucestershire, albumen print, ca. 1858


Photography; Albumen process


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


Royal Photographic Society Collection

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