Item 2017.010.14.006 - Stereoscopic Albumen Print of Gloucester Cathedral, Lady's Chapel

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Stereoscopic Albumen Print of Gloucester Cathedral, Lady's Chapel

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  • [1815-1950?] (Creation)
    Wilson, George Washington

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1 stereoscopic photograph : albumen print ; 8.5 x 16.4 cm (mount) ; 7.9 x 14.3 (images)

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G.W. Wilson is a Scottish photographer (1823-1893). He began his career photographing war ships in 1857. Following 1859 Wilson photographed various Scottish landscapes. In 1863, Wilson helped establish the Liverpool Amateur Photographic Association. By 1880 he had created "G.W Wilson & Co." the largest publishing company of topographic views in Britain.

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Item consists of 1 albumen print, photographed by G.W. Wilson. Print shows the Lady Chapel in Gloucester Cathedral, looking West. Print No. 633 shows a pair of doors, which leads to the rest of the cathedral, with an enclosed area above them and a stained glass window.

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The collection was collected by the late Dr. Martin J. Bass and Gail Silverman Bass and donated to the Ryerson University Library and Archives by Gail Bass in 2018.


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