The J. Paul Getty Museum

Remains of the Abbey Church, Bury St. Edmunds

Object Details

Title:

Remains of the Abbey Church, Bury St. Edmunds

Artist/Maker:

George Downes (British, died 1874)

Culture:

British

Place:

London, England; Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England (Place Created)

Date:

August 28, 1857

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XA.871.5.13

Dimensions:

20.9 × 26.8 cm (8 1/4 × 10 9/16 in.)

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Object Description

An old church building, partially in ruin, with a small cemetery out front. The building has clumps of ivy growing along the sides and a crumbling tower.

Provenance
Provenance
- 1984

Samuel Wagstaff, Jr., American, 1921 - 1987, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1984.