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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.
Founded in 1546 Christ Church College is the University’s largest College and is home to Oxford’s 12th century Christ Church Cathedral. Author of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll was a don here and based his stories of Alice on the children of the Dean.
Christ Church holds an..
The Sheldonian Theatre in Oxford is the official graduation hall of the University of Oxford. It’s a Grade I listed building and was designed by Sir Christopher Wren prior to it’s building from 1664-1669. The theatre is named after Gilbert Sheldon who was Archbishop of Canterbury and chancellor..
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..