The Radcliffe CameraCategory
The Radcliffe Camera must be one of the most photographed pieces of architecture in Oxford. However, the view of the ‘Rad Cam’ from the Fellows’ Garden of Exeter College will be a view not so many have seen. It’s elegantly captured in the Martin Anderson photograph shown on our website here.
The Oxford Radcliffe Camera was designed by Architect James Gibbs but inspired by the work of Christopher Wren and circular temples from classical antiquity. The building was paid for by the physician Dr John Radcliffe. Gibbs said the new library would be ‘a public Building seen by all sorts of..