The statue of the British King, commissioned by Lord Wantage and executed in 1877 by Count Gleichen, with buildings at the edge of the Market Place in the background. Alfred was born in the royal palace of King Ethelwulf in the town in 849AD.

Date:
1895
Location:
Statue Of Alfred The Great, Market Place, Wantage, Vale Of White Horse, Oxfordshire
Reference:
HT06248
Type:
Photograph (Inkjet Print)
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Content

This is part of the Series: HWT01/01 Glass plate negatives and inkjet prints; within the Collection: HWT01 Henry W Taunt collection

Rights

Source: Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Holder of Original Archive: Centre For Oxfordshire Studies

Photographer: Taunt, Henry W

Keywords

Sculpture, Victorian Commemorative Monument, Art And Design