Item 674 - Photograph of a student room in D, New Court, Trinity College Cambridge

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Add. MS a/674


Photograph of a student room in D, New Court, Trinity College Cambridge


  • May 1899 (Creation)

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1 photograph 24.2 x 29 cm on mat 37.7 x 44 cm + 1 sheet

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Owned by John Fry, and passed to his son John Francis Fry, who also attended Trinity (1924-1927), and then to his grandson John P.C. Fry.

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Gift of John P. C. Fry, Sept. 2022.

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Black and white photograph of a room occupied by John Fry in his final year at Trinity, depicting one side of the room with a fireplace, desk, sideboard, two arm chairs, a stuffed pheasant, numerous prints, photographs, and decorations. The print is matted with the Trinity College arms at top, "D New Court" below, and with printed legend below "R. H. Lord, Permanent Platinotype, Awarded 22 Medals, Market Street, Cambridge."

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Removed from its frame and a photocopy was made of the framing label pasted on to the backing. Frame by James Rossiter, Carver & Gilder, Picture Cleaner and Frame Maker, 23, Green Street, Cambridge.

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