Junction of the London Road and the Bradford Road, Bathford 1853

Lockey, Rev. Francis

Junction of the London Road and the Bradford Road, Bathford 1853
3 2 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 24cm

Description

Copy of an early calotype print by the Rev. Francis Lockey dated 5th May 1853. This predates the electric tram. The Quaker burial ground wall can be seen to the right. The Rev. Francis Lockey lived in Swainswick and between 1849 and 1861, photographed Bath and the surrounding area, using the calotype process. This unique record is amongst the earliest surviving photographic collections of the area.

Image Details

Artist / Photographer
 
Image Reference
 
13639
Collection Reference
 
Z1 / Bathford 13
Original Width (mm)
 
280
Original Height (mm)
 
222
Collection Location
 
Bath Central Library

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