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Scrapbook containing portraits from Radley College, compiled by William Wood, 1853-1863

MS. 23051 photogr. 45

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Scrapbook containing 15 photographs, mostly albumin, with 2 salt prints. The images are mostly portraits (military, ecclesiastical, students, and professors). Also contains a typed biographical note about Sir Arthur Gordon and an illustration in ink.


  • Creation: 1853-1863


7 items

Language of Materials

  • English

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MS. 23051 photogr. 45

Former reference:

Wilson Centre Accession Number: 84:1214; Wilson Centre Accession Number 2: TC 122

Biographical / Historical

William Wood was a Fellow at Radley College from 1853, serving as Sub-Warden from 1855 until 1863. He published a diary of his time at Radley College from 1855 to 1861.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased at Sotheby's UK, 12/03/1982, lot 232

Physical Facet

Salt prints from a Calotype negative; albumen prints from a wet collodion plate negative

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom