Hall Bower Chapel



A high-resolution downloadable scan of a photograph of the original Hall Bower Chapel and School, built in 1814 by public subscription. This was subsequently demolished and replaced by the present-day building which was erected in 1879.

The date of the original photograph is unknown (but must be prior to 1879) and the scan here is of a later reproduction on textured photographic paper. The sample below gives an indication of the texturing.

The photograph was scanned at 2,400 dots per inch (DPI), giving a final image with dimensions of 13,267 by 8,312 pixels. Several minor blemishes were sympathetically restored using Adobe Photoshop.

Once purchased, you will have access to the following files to download:

  • JPEG image (56MB) 8 bit greyscale (full size)
  • JPEG image (13MB) 8 bit greyscale (resized to 50%)
  • JPEG image (3MB) 8 bit greyscale (resized to 25%)

All JPEG images were saved with 3% compression to ensure minimal loss of quality. The files are stored in a ZIP archive to ensure that they download without error.


The downloadable files are made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC-BY-NC-SA) licence. You may make use of the downloaded files for any non-commercial purpose permitted by the licence, e.g.:

  • You may print off an unlimited number of copies of the downloaded items, but you may not sell these or in any other way profit from them.
  • You can upload any of the files to your own non-commercial web site and make them freely available but you must provide suitable attribution (e.g. a web link back to the Huddersfield Exposed web site home page).

Allowable non-commercial purposes include private use, display at a free exhibition, a personal web site that does not generate income, and educational use. Prohibited commercial uses include uploading to a commercial web site and inclusion in non-free publications (such as a published book).

By ordering this item, you are agreeing to the above licensing conditions. If you have any questions relating to allowable use, please email shop@huddersfield.exposed before placing an order.


The following sample shows the quality and level of detail of the full-sized image.