Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Choir Canterbury Cathedral, Looking East,

Albumen print

Dimensions (Image): 204 x 136 mm (8 x 5.4 in.)

Inscribed on negative, lower right: title 1844 G.W.W.

Accession number: 1983.12.117.259

Gift of Michael M. Senft, 1983

Bibliography: On Wilson, see Helmut Gernsheim, Masterpieces of Victorian Photography; Helmut Gernsheim, History of Photography, p. 281; Lee D. Witkin and Barbara London, The Photograph Collector’s Guide (Boston, MA: New York Graphic Society, 1979); Howard Ricketts, Harry Lunn, and P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., Photography: The First Eighty Years (London: P. & D. Colnaghi, 1976); Treasures of Britain (aerial view); J. Geddie, Royal Palaces, Historic Castles and Stately Homes of Great Britain; MacMillan Biographical Encyclopedia of Photographic Artists and Innovators (1983); The Grolier Club, The Truthful Lens, pp. 57, 219–220; Hanlon, Commercial Aesthetics, p. 39; Image, vol. 7 (December 1958). The University of Aberdeen Photographic Archive’s George Washington Wilson and Co. Photographic Collection at http://www.abdn.ac.uk/historic/gww has general information about George Washington Wilson, as well as online images of many works that also are represented in the Davison Art Center Collection.

Work Type: photograph

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