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Roger Fenton (1819-69)

The South Aisle of Tintern Abbey 1854

RCIN 2906110

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Prince Albert and Queen Victoria purchased and commissioned many photographs by Roger Fenton throughout the 1850s and 1860. Fenton was a highly skilled and talented photographer, equally capable of producing powerful portraits and landscape scenes. This photograph depicts a young woman standing beside a pillar at Tintern Abbey, Wales. The photograph displays Fenton's skill at composition.