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Sulgrave Manor Ancestral Homes of Noted Americans (1915)

The English home of the WashingtonsNow little more than a farm house, the manor was a priory of St Andrew’s before the Reformation in the 16th Century. It’s located in Sulgrave, near Banbury in Oxford [...]

Keywords: manors, horses, trees, farms, george washington, colour

Places shown: Sulgrave; Oxfordshire; England

Added: 2003-12-02

Image status: public domain, hence royalty-free stock image; usage credit requested

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Frontispiece: Magdalen Tower. Oxford: Brief Historical and Descriptive Notes (1896)

From an Etching by R. Kent Thomas.

Keywords: colleges, bridges, boats, people, trees, towers, colour

Places shown: Magdalen College; Oxford; Oxfordshire; England

Added: 2004-03-05

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Front Cover, Oxford Pictured by Haslehust, described by How Oxford (1910)

A brownish gray cover with a thick green border around a colour image. This book is part of a series produced from around 1900 until well into the 1950s as far as I can tell.

Keywords: book covers, colleges, colour

Places shown: Oxford; Oxfordshire; England

Added: 2006-10-19

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Sheldonian Theatre from Title Page The Itinerary of John Leland the Antiquary (1745)

The engraving of the Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford where the book was printed. The engraving appears on the title page of each volume.

Keywords: buildings, colour

Places shown: Oxford; Oxfordshire; England

Added: 2006-11-11

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Frontispiece: Sulgrave Manor In Unfamiliar England (1910)

Sulgrave Manor, The Cradle of the Washingtons. Painted especially for the author by Daniel Sherrin. The printing quality was rather poor, unfortunately, so this image is included more because it might [...]

Keywords: colour, manors, farms, people, sunsets, trees, george washington

Places shown: Sulgrave; Oxfordshire; England

Added: 2005-10-23

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Frontispiece Curiosities of the Church: Studies of Curious Customs, Services and Records (1891)

Chained Bible in Cumnor Church

Keywords: books, old books, pictures of books, greyscale

Places shown: Cumnor; Oxfordshire; England

Added: 2005-01-17

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View of Oxford Oxford: Brief Historical and Descriptive Notes (1896)

We see the ancient city in the distance between trees in the foreground.

From an Etching by H. Toussaint.

Engraved by Davison.

Keywords: views, cities, trees, towers, cityscapes, greyscale

Places shown: Oxford; Oxfordshire; England

Added: 2005-08-12

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II.—Brasenose College Quadrangle and St. Mary’s Spire The Charm of Oxford (1920)

“Nowhere, except at Cambridge, can the series of architectural works be paralleles, and at both universities, the charm of their ancient buildings is enhanced by their beautiful setting in college gar [...]

Keywords: sketches, colleges, greyscale

Places shown: Brasenose College; Oxford; Oxfordshire; England

Added: 2007-01-14

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Godstowe Oxford: Brief Historical and Descriptive Notes (1896)

“ 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 [...]

Keywords: trees, views, bridges, animals, ruins, canals, boats, people, greyscale

Places shown: Godstowe; Oxfordshire; England

Added: 2006-01-04

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III.—View in Radcliffe Square The Charm of Oxford (1920)

“The visitor to Oxford often asks—“Where is the University?” The proper answer is: “The University is everywhere,” for the colleges are all parts of it. But if a distinction must be made, and some b [...]

Keywords: sketches, colleges, buildings, spires, greyscale

Places shown: Oxford; Oxfordshire; England

Added: 2007-01-31

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Folly Bridge Oxford: Brief Historical and Descriptive Notes (1896)

“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, [...]

Keywords: water, bridges, people, sketches, greyscale

Places shown: Oxford; Oxfordshire; England

Added: 2005-10-04

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Oxford Castle Oxford: Brief Historical and Descriptive Notes (1896)

From an Etching by A. Brunet-Debaines. There are other pictures of Oxford Castle. “With the buildings of Robert D’Oily, a follower of the Conqueror’s, and the husband of an English wife, the heiress o [...]

Keywords: water, castles, ruins, trees, bridges, greyscale

Places shown: Oxford; Oxfordshire; England

Added: 2004-04-09

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IV.—Sheldonian Theatre, etc., Broad Street The Charm of Oxford (1920)

“THE BROAD STREET The east side of the University buildings proper was shown in the last picture (Plate IV [sic]); in the present one the north side of the same block is seen. The old University “scho [...]

Keywords: sketches, colleges, buildings, streets, greyscale

Places shown: Oxford; Oxfordshire; England

Added: 2007-03-13

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Bocardo, destroyed in 1771. Oxford: Brief Historical and Descriptive Notes (1896)

Lang says that the Bocardo Prison predated the University.

The image is signed “S. R.”

Keywords: churches, streets, carts, carriages, people, clocks, colour

Places shown: Oxford; Oxfordshire; England

Added: 2004-03-05

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Bocardo, North Side Oxford: Brief Historical and Descriptive Notes (1896)

The Bocardo, the mediaeval prison in Oxford, shown from the North side; the engraving is signed “S. R.” The tower here is St. Michael’s church. “Of Bocardo no trace remains, but St. Michael’s is likel [...]

Keywords: churches, towers, arches, streets, people, greyscale

Places shown: Oxford; Oxfordshire; England

Added: 2007-04-17

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Isis and Oxford Canal Oxford: Brief Historical and Descriptive Notes (1896)

In the foreground a man wearing a hat and carrying a bag or box stands at a canal lock; another walks along the towpath. On the river we see someone punting a bot, and a couple of people fishing from [...]

Keywords: canals, sketches, views, people, boats, greyscale

Places shown: Oxford; Oxfordshire; England

Added: 2006-02-03

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VII.—Merton College: The Library Interior The Charm of Oxford (1920)

Merton is the oldest college in Oxford, founded in the 1270s, almost 750 years ago. This sketch gives us a glimpse inside the ancient library with its rows of books so inviting. Merton, as has been s [...]

Keywords: interiors, libraries, arches, ceilings, colleges, pictures of books, books, greyscale

Places shown: Merton College; Oxford; Oxfordshire; England

Added: 2013-06-30

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396.—Tower of Oxford Castle Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

There are more pictures of Oxford by Lang and also Haslehust.

Keywords: castles, ruins, towers, trees, people, colour

Places shown: Oxford; Oxfordshire; England

Added: 2003-03-20

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397.—Oxford Castle Old England: A Pictorial Museum (1845)

Oxford Castle, as it appeared in the Fifteenth Century.

Keywords: castles, towers, people, trees, wallpaper, backgrounds, greyscale

Places shown: Oxford; Oxfordshire; England

Added: 2004-03-04

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Broughton Castle Castles (1926)

The Barbican or Outer GateStarted in AD 1300 or so by Sir John de Broughton and granted a licence to crenellate (that is, to fortify it and add the embrasures for archers ontop of the roof) in 1406, B [...]

Keywords: water, towers, bridges, entrances, castles, manors, colour

Places shown: Broughton; Banbury; Oxfordshire; England

Added: 2004-06-16

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