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The old gate of Magdalen College, Oxford

The old gate of Magdalen College, Oxford

Medium: Watercolour

Date: 1800

Shelfmark: Ktop XXXV

Item number: 5-m

Genre: Topographical Drawing

View of the old gate of Magdalen College, Oxford. The college was founded in 1458, but work on the buildings did not begin until 1472. The tower is more elaborate than other William Orchard-designed colleges. The late-Gothic exterior is richly decorated, with elaborate windows and niches containing statuettes.

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