Photographs by Frank Arthur Bellamy and Henry William Taunt of Oxford and its environs

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Top. Oxon. d. 971-2
  • Dates of Creation
      [ca. 1895-1902]
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      2 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Photographs from negatives in Oxford Central Library by Frank Arthur Bellamy and Henry William Taunt of Oxford and its environs, ca. 1895-1902, comprising photographs of: Oxford city and university, Blenheim Palace and Park, Burford, Clifton Hampden, Iffley, Nuneham Courtenay, and Abingdon; with an unidentified wooden frieze depicting animals, birds and reptiles.

Administrative / Biographical History

Frank Arthur Bellamy (fl 1870-1930) was a pharmacist. Henry Taunt (1842-1922) was a celebrated local professional photographer.

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

Given by Oxford Central Library in 1971.


Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Related Material

Letters and papers of F.A. Bellamy relating to the Oxfordshire Natural History Society and the Ashmolean Natural History Society (MSS. Top. Oxon. d. 673/1-2).