Item 2017.01.14.004 - Stereoscopic Albumen Print of Kenilworth Castle - Leicester's Buildings

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Stereoscopic Albumen Print of Kenilworth Castle - Leicester's Buildings

General material designation

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

Level of description



Reference code


Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area


  • [1815-1894?] (Creation)
    Francis Bedford

Physical description area

Physical description

1 stereoscopic photograph : albumen print ; 9.1 x 14.4 cm (mount) ; 7.8 x 14.3 (images)

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator


Biographical history

Bedford produced stereoscopic albumen prints in large numbers and from the late 1850s onward, Bedford started making photographic expeditions to different parts of the country, including Wales, Devon, Wiltshire, Bristol, Exeter and Warwickshire. The resulting views were printed and sold in their thousands, leaving Bedford with a highly successful commercial business.

Custodial history

Scope and content

Item consists of 1 albumen print, photographed by Francis Bedford for Warwickshire Illustrated. Print #137 depicts Leicester's Buildings from the moat, partially obscured by trees and vines, with a man looking up at them in the foreground.

Notes area

Physical condition


Immediate source of acquisition

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.


Language of material

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

Open. Records are available for consultation without restriction.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

Associated materials

Related materials


Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules or conventions


Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language of description

Script of description


Accession area

Related people and organizations

Related places

Related genres