The Old Quad, Brasenose College, Oxford. The side of the college facing Radcliffe Square with the main entrance. The wall of the circular Radcliffe Camera appears at the extreme right of the photograph. Click on images twice to enlarge them.

Samuel Radcliffe, who at one time or another served as Fellow, Bursar, and finally Principal of Brasenose, oversaw “the completion of the attic storey of the Old Quad (1635-37) and the eventual building of a new chapel and library (1656-67) ” (Crook 45).

Left: Detail of the attic or top floor of the Old Quad (1635-37. Right: Vew from inside the Old Quad at the impressive main entrance and Radcliffe Camera.

Left: The sun dial. Right: BNC, which was the first Oxford college to change its statues and admit women, here in 2012 displays the triumphs of the women's college crew.

Other images of Brasenose College, Oxford

Photograph, formatting, and text by George P. Landow. [You may use these images without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one.]


Crook, Joe Mordaunt. Brasenose: The Biography of an Oxford College. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. [review by George P. Landow]

Last modified 20 August 2012