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Photograph of the southern Porches of Chartres Cathedral Edouard-Denis Baldus

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    Edouard-Denis Baldus (1815 - 1882) (photographer)
    Object type
    Material and technique
    albumen print
    343 x 415 mm (print); 350 x 440 mm (mount)
    Associated place
    On the front of the mount, bottom right, stamped in a cursive script: E Baldus

    On the back of the mount:
    right, towards bottom, in graphite: I Ref 54
    bottom centre, the Ruskin School's stamp

    Presented by John Ruskin to the Ruskin Drawing School (University of Oxford), 1875; transferred from the Ruskin Drawing School to the Ashmolean Museum, c.1949.

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  • References in which this object is cited include:


    Ruskin, John, Catalogue of the Reference Series Including Temporarily the First Section of the Standard Series (London: Smith, Elder, [1872]), cat. Reference no. 54

    Ruskin, John, ‘The Ruskin Art Collection at Oxford: Catalogues, Notes and Instructions’, Edward T. Cook and Alexander Wedderburn, eds, The Works of John Ruskin: Library Edition, 39 (London: George Allen, 1903-1912), 21, cat. Reference no. 54


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