Exeter College, the Old Ashmolean Museum building (later the Museum of the History of Science) and the gates of the Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford: perspective view from the street

RIBApix ref no RIBA31340
Artist/PhotographerRichardson, J.V.
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1800
Image Date1800
Library ReferenceSC187OXON19/2
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Originally built in 1683 to house Elias Ashmole's collection, the Old Ashmolean is believed to have been the world's first purpose-built museum building.

Subject tags

University buildings, sculpture, museums, theatres, decorative ironwork, gates, concert halls