Tom-Gate and Tower of Christ-Church.
Tinted lithograph with very large margins, scarce. Blindstamp centre title area: CR. 639 x 495mm. 25¼ x 19½".
A view of the Tom Tower, named for its bell, Great Tom, which is the main entrance to Christ Church College. The tower with its octagonal lantern and facetted ogee dome was designed by Christopher Wren and built 1681-82. St Aldate's church see to the left in Pembroke Square. From Carl Rundt's 'Views of the most Picturesque Colleges in the University of Oxford' which was published in Berlin in two parts with five lithographed plates and four pages of discriptive text in English and German to each part and with a note recommending Ingram's Memorials of Oxford.
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