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Collection Level Description: Photographs by Frank Arthur Bellamy and Henry William Taunt of Oxford and its environs

Reference: MSS. Top. Oxon. d. 971-2
Title: Photographs by Frank Arthur Bellamy and Henry William Taunt of Oxford and its environs
Dates of Creation: [c. 1895-1902]
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Frank Arthur Bellamy (fl. 1870-1930) was a pharmacist. Henry Taunt (1842-1922) was a celebrated local professional photographer.

Scope and Content

Photographs from negatives in Oxford Central Library by Frank Arthur Bellamy and Henry William Taunt of Oxford and its environs, c. 1895-1902, comprising photographs of: Oxford city and university, Blenheim Palace and Park, Burford, Clifton Hampden, Iffley, Nuneham Courtenay, and Abingdon; with an unidentified wooden frieze depicting animals, birds and reptiles.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Oxford Central Library in 1971.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).

Further Information

Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Related Units of Description

Letters and papers of F.A. Bellamy relating to the Oxfordshire Natural History Society and the Ashmolean Natural History Society (MSS. Top. Oxon. d. 673/1-2).

Access Points

Natural history

Bellamy | Frank Arthur | fl 1870-1930 | pharmacist

Taunt | Henry William | 1842-1922 | photographer and antiquary

Blenheim Palace

University of Oxford

Abingdon (England)

Burford (England)

Clifton Hampden (England)

Iffley (England)

Nuneham-Courtenay (England)

Oxford (England)


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