Cloister

Scope and Content

Black and white photograph of a cloister of a monastery. The view is across a lawn to the building which is stone, open fronted, with a pan-tiled roof held up by pillars. Behind it is a row of tall trees, and hills in the distance. There is a shadow at the bottom of the picture. Pasted onto a page in the album, with a manuscript caption on the bottom white edge.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Poor condition. Slightly yellowed, especially a patch in the centre. Horizontal indentation from pressing against a photograph on the opposite page. Crease top right corner, image has disappeared in small patches bottom left and bottom right corners. Production method: gelatin silver print.