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Tintern; View from Chapel Hill

Tintern; View from Chapel Hill

Photographer: Sedgfield, W. Russell

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1862

Shelfmark: C.44.d.7,8

Item number: 75

Length: 6.9

Width: 6.2

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

“It was a scene of quiet, truly monastic beauty. The smoke ascended in the clear autumnal air from the hamlet cottages near, and the Wye, now brim full from the height of the tide, gave a perfecting charm to the landscape.”


Excerpt from “Tintern Abbey”, in ‘Ruined Abbeys and Castles of Great Britain’ by William and Mary Howitt.

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