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Roger Fenton

Rievaulx Abbey, the North Transept, 1854

Albumen print from a wet collodion negative
11 × 14 1/2 in
27.9 × 36.8 cm
Permanent collection
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National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Washington
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image: 28 x 36.9 cm (11 x 14 1/2 in.)  mount: 40.4 x 59.5 cm (15 7/8 x 23 7/16 in.)
image: 28 x 36.9 cm (11 x 14 1/2 in.)  mount: 40.4 x 59.5 cm (15 7/8 x 23 7/16 in.)
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Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
Roger Fenton
British, 1819–1869
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Roger Fenton’s decision to leave his law career to work with photography—then a newly developed medium—might have had to do with his correspondence with photographers Gustave le Gray and Henri Le Secq. Fenton, who was trained in painting, quickly became a nationally acclaimed photographer and came to be a founding …

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About the work
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
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image: 28 x 36.9 cm (11 x 14 1/2 in.)  mount: 40.4 x 59.5 cm (15 7/8 x 23 7/16 in.)
image: 28 x 36.9 cm (11 x 14 1/2 in.)  mount: 40.4 x 59.5 cm (15 7/8 x 23 7/16 in.)
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Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington
Roger Fenton
British, 1819–1869
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Roger Fenton’s decision to leave his law career to work with photography—then a newly developed …

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Roger Fenton’s decision to leave his law career to work with photography—then a newly developed medium—might have had to do with his correspondence with photographers Gustave le Gray and Henri Le Secq. Fenton, who was trained in painting, quickly became a nationally acclaimed photographer and came to be a founding …

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Roger Fenton

Rievaulx Abbey, the North Transept, 1854

Albumen print from a wet collodion negative
11 × 14 1/2 in
27.9 × 36.8 cm
Permanent collection
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