Click on images to enlarge them. Photographs, 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.]

The Garden Front, the wall separating of Canterbury Quadrangle from the large park, which Muirhead states was “laid out by Capability Brown” (223).

Left two: Muirhead's Blue Guide comments “the famous colonnades and the charming Garden Front form an interesting blend of the traditional Gothic of Oxford with the classical style of Italy” (223). Right: Looking through the gate from the garden back through both quadrangles in the direction of St.Giles.

Left to right: (a) Charles I by Le Sueur. (b) Square-sectioned pipe conducting rain water from roof gutters — enlarge to see blue, white, and yellow decorations. (c) Henrietta Maria by Le Sueur.

Other images of Saint John's College, Oxford


Great Britain. Ed. Findlay Muirhead. “The Blue Guides.” London: Macmillan, 1930.

St.John's College Oxford. The college's own site. Web. 22 August 2012.

St.John's College Oxford.“ Wikipedia. Web. 18 August 2012.

Last modified 23 August 2012