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Hardwicke

Object Details

Title:

Hardwicke

Artist/Maker:

Henry W. Taunt (British, 1842 - 1922)

Culture:

British

Place:

Whitchurch, England (Place Created)

Date:

1872

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XB.1273.24

Dimensions:

3 × 5.1 cm (1 3/16 × 2 in.)

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Object Description

One of three tipped-in photographs illustrating a printed map of Mapledurham, Purley, Reading, and the surrounding area along the River Thames. The photograph shows a distant view of Hardwick House from across the river. Tall grass and trees line the river on both sides.