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Rievaulx Abbey, the High Altar

Artist:
Roger Fenton (British, 1819–1869)
Date:
1854
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 29.5 x 36.5 cm (11 5/8 x 14 3/8 in.) Mount: 48 x 61.5 cm (18 7/8 x 24 3/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Purchase, William Talbott Hillman Foundation Gift, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.275
Not on view
Inscription: Printed label affixed to mount, recto C, below image: "Photography by R. Fenton"; printed label affixed to mount, recto BR: "70 Rivaulx Abbey, the High Altar"
[Robert Hershkowitz, Ltd., London, England]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, October 5, 1985

Hayward Gallery. "Roger Fenton, Photographer of the 1850s," February 4, 1988–April 17, 1988.

City Museum and Art Gallery. "Roger Fenton, Photographer of the 1850s," April 23, 1988–May 29, 1988.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Howard Gilman Gallery: Inaugural Installation," October 16, 1997–February 1, 1998.

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. "All the Mighty World," October 17, 2004–January 2, 2005.

J. Paul Getty Museum. "All the Mighty World," February 1, 2005–April 25, 2005.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "All the Mighty World," May 24, 2005–August 29, 2005.

Tate Britain. "All the Mighty World," September 25, 2005–January 2, 2006.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Framing a Century: Master Photographers, 1840–1940," June 3, 2008–September 1, 2008.

Lloyd, Valerie. Roger Fenton: Photographer of the 1850s. London: Hayward Gallery, 1988. no. 96, p. 116 [this print].

Baldwin, Gordon, Malcolm Daniel, and Sarah Greenough. All the Mighty World: The Photographs of Roger Fenton, 1852–1860. New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2004. pl. 11.



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