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The Waterslide, Badgworthy

Accession Number
1991/1.113

Title
The Waterslide, Badgworthy

Artist(s)
Francis Bedford

Artist Nationality
British (modern)

Object Creation Date
1850-1894

Medium & Support
albumen print on paper

Dimensions
6 5/16 in x 8 5/16 in (16.1 cm x 21.1 cm);18 1/8 in x 15 1/8 in (46.04 cm x 38.42 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of W. Howard and Margaret Bond

Subject matter
Francis Bedford was an acclaimed British landscape photographer with a background in illustration. The waterfull depicted in this image is located at Badgworthy Water, which flows through Malmsmead on Exmoor, between Devon and Somerset, England. It is in Doone Valley which is the setting for the novel Lorna Doone. The waterfall is surrounded by plants and trees in this idyllic setting where currents form a whirlpool. 

Physical Description
This photograph depicts a waterfall cascading through a lush wooded forest. The water streams down the fall and forms a whirlpool in the right foreground of the scene. 

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
Plants
landscapes (representations)
motion
rivers
trees
villages
waterfalls
waterfalls (natural bodies of water)
woody plants

1 Related Resource

Nature in Photography
(Part of 2 Learning Collections)

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