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Hertford College Library: Virtual backgrounds

Information about using Hertford College Library for college members, prospective students and visitors.

Bored of your background?

If you're bored of your background in Teams calls and Zoom meetings then here are some free backgrounds from the Library that you can use instead! These images have been made by Hertford Library and are free to download and use for your Zoom and Teams calls. 

All images (c) Hertford College, Oxford  

Simpkin

Simpkin the cat lying on a carpet

Old Hart Hall

A printed engraving of old Hert Hall

Rare books 1

Shelf of rare books

Loggan's Sheldonian

17th century engraving of the Sheldonian Theatre from Loggan's Oxford (1665)

Rare books 2

Two shelves of rare books

Marvellous marbling

Marbled paper from the inside cover of an 18th century book

View from the Old Lodgings

View of of the Old Lodgings window to the Rad Cam at sunset

A corner of Hertford Library

A book lined corner of Hertford Library's Upper Reading Room