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Pictures from Oxford: Brief Historical and Descriptive Notes by Andrew Lang, M.A., sometime Fellow of Merton College, Oxford [1844 – 1912]; sixth edition, Seely & Co. Ltd., London, 1896.

There are some more pictures of Oxford done by Haslehust, in colour.

I am working on a transcription of this book.

There is also an entry in the Nuttall Encyclopædia for Andrew Lang.

Title: Oxford: Brief Historical and Descriptive Notes

Author: Lang, Andrew

City: London

Date: 1896

Total items: 23

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: Niches at Oriel College, Oxford]

Niches at Oriel

From a Drawing by A. Brunet-Debaines. [$]

[picture: Magdalen Cloisters]

Magdalen Cloisters

The tower is also featured in several paintings by Haslehust’s illustrations of Oxford. [more...] [$]

[picture: Folly Bridge]

Folly Bridge

“Any places of strength in Oxford would command the roads leading to the north and west, and the secure, raised paths that ran through the flooded fens to the ford or bridge, if bridge there then was, between Godstowe and the later Norman grand [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: The Muniment Room at Merton College]

The Muniment Room at Merton College

From a Drawing by R. Kent Thomas. [more...] [$]

[picture: The Stone Pulpit at Magdalen College.]

The Stone Pulpit at Magdalen College.

From a Drawing by A. Brunnet-Debaines. [$]


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Christchurch College ·Godstowe ·Magdalen College ·Merton College ·Oriel College ·Oxford ·Oxfordshire ·St. John's College

Pictures from Oxford: Brief Historical and Descriptive Notes by Andrew Lang, M.A., sometime Fellow of Merton College, Oxford [1844 – 1912]; sixth edition, Seely & Co. Ltd., London, 1896.

There are some more pictures of Oxford done by Haslehust, in colour.

I am working on a transcription of this book.

There is also an entry in the Nuttall Encyclopædia for Andrew Lang.


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