Ober, Warren U. Tintern Abbey print

Ober, Warren U.
Warren U. Ober Tintern Abbey print.  - 1784.

1 print : etching ; 17 x 27 cm.


View full finding aid of Warren U. Ober Tintern Abbey print (PDF)

Dr. Warren Ober (b. 1925) is Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Waterloo. Dr. Ober came to Waterloo in 1965 from Northern Illinois University when he accepted the position of Chair of English, and retired in 1994. He has written, or collaborated on, works about Keats, Wordsworth, Alice Munro, Thomas Crofton Croker, William Blake, and Pearl Harbor.

The fonds consists of one print of Tintern Abbey, Monmouthshire, as seen from across the River Wye. Two men in a boat can be seen fishing on the river in the foreground. The print was published October 1784 by S. [Samuel] Hooper. The Abbey is referenced by Wordsworth in a poem and was used as inspiration for other poets and painters.

Title from content of the fonds.

Extent is measured in linear metres of shelf space as occupied by the fonds.

Donated by Warren U. Ober in 2016.

Detailed finding aid available.

Related records can be found in GA 52, Bertram R. Davis collection, and GA 271, Warren U. Ober Thomas Chatterton collection.

Call number: GA 280