|One of a pair of very rare early photographs of the Halycyon Club, one of Oxford University's notorious secret drinking societies. Sixteen members have posed for the photograph in the Provost's Garden of Queen's College, in front of the statue of the college's founder, Robert de Egelfield.|
In its original mount with gilt edged window, hand drawn and coloured crest of Queen's College and names of the members in ink: A. Tindall, T. M. Todd, T. J. Jones-Williams, J. W. Kidston, C. E. Champneys, C. B. L. Tylecote, J. F. Quirk, A. J. Swinbourne, W. C. F. Cross, J. C. Pickersgill-Cunliffe, J. A. Neale, W. B. Cloete, G. O. Alington, J. Hewetson, E. L. Bryans and E. J. Pope. Messrs. Todd and Tylecote also featured in the 1870 photograph.