London, South Kensington
30 April 1997
'Lindisfarne. Transverse arch of central tower', 1856
Salt print, 11 x 14 1/8 in., arched top, mounted on card, titled and numbered H. No 17 in pencil and with engraved credit Printed and Published by R. Fenton. June 1856 on mount.
Acquired in the 1950s or early 60s by the present owner's father, who was then a bookseller in Southampton, England.
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Photographs of Lindisfarne were exhibited by Roger Fenton at the Photographic Society of Scotland (1856) and the Photographic Society of London (1857).
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