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Oxford High Street
Oxford 1896

Oxford High Street c1896, photograph by Henry Taunt, reproduced by permission of English Heritage.NMR CC51/00339

   
Oxford now
Oxford High Street now, copyright Graham Diprose & Jeff Robins
   
  The Taunt print is available for sale at the Viewfinder site
of English Heritage.NMR - CC51/00339

"Oxford is, more often than any other place, the starting-point for a long Thames trip, and is one of the best places for that purpose, as every convenience is there to be met with. "

Henry Taunt 1885

Henry Taunt was a very enterprising photographer, so it is hardly surprising to find this rather blatant piece of commercilaism in his account of the city.

Graham Diprose 2007

See Taunt's image on its original map.

The text above are sample extracts from the book; entries for each location are more extensive.

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Outline of the River Thames: the area covered by Henry Taunt’s documentary photographs and maps from the source at Thames Head to the Houses of Parliament