The Shakespeare Memorial, Niton, circa 1900 - 1930

The Shakespeare Memorial, Niton, circa 1900 - 1930

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Image Description

Location South View, Blackgang Road, Niton
Town Niton, Isle of Wight
Technique/ material Photograph (glass plate negative)
Original size (mm) 120 mm x 160 mm
Artist/maker Unknown
Date circa 1900 to 1930
Description A positive image taken from a glass plate negative of the Shakespeare Memorial in the grounds of South View, Blackgang Road, Niton. The Memorial, c.1835, was erected by Charles Letts the diarist and owner of South View in honour of William Shakespeare. It is a small circular temple of 6 stone fluted Doric columns supporting a wooden entablature set on an artificial mould.
Ref number NETCC: N.2001.176
Credit © Carisbrooke Castle Museum