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Sandford Lasher & Pool

Object Details

Title:

Sandford Lasher & Pool

Artist/Maker:

Henry W. Taunt (British, 1842 - 1922)

Culture:

British

Place:

Sandford-on-Thames, England (Place Created)

Date:

1872

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XB.1273.5

Dimensions:

3.1 × 5.3 cm (1 1/4 × 2 1/16 in.)

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Object Description

One of three tipped-in photographs illustrating a printed map of Sandford, Radley, and the surrounding area along the River Thames. The photograph shows a view of a pool of water on the river known as the Sandford Lasher. The Sandford Weir is visible on the edge of the pool with a stone memorial (dedicated to those who drowned in the pool) standing at the center.

Bibliography
Bibliography

Diprose, Graham and Jeff Robins. The River Thames Revisited: In the Footsteps of Henry Taunt. (London: Frances Lincoln Limited, 2007), p. 58.