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Ripon Minster

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Ripon (photographed)

  • Date:

    1857 (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 of a muddy river in front of small houses. A large church is faintly depicted in the background.

Place of Origin

Ripon (photographed)


1857 (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

'Roger Fenton
photographed 1857'
Handwritten in ink/pencil on paper on verso

'Southwell (crossed out) Minster' 'Ripon Minster'
Handwritten in ink on paper on verso

Handwritten in pencil on paper on verso


Height: mm mount, Width: mm mount

Descriptive line

Photograph by Roger Fenton, 'Ripon Minster', Yorkshire, albumen print, 1857


Photography; Albumen process


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


Royal Photographic Society Collection

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