OLD CANTERBURY GATE CH. CH.TAKEN DOWN 1775
NEW CANTERBURY GATE, CH.CH. ERECTED 1778
Engraved by Joseph Skelton after M.A.Rooker.
Published Oxford 1820 for Skelton's "Oxonia Antiqua Restaurata"
An interesting pair of early 19th century copper engravings of Canterbury Gate, Christchurch College, Oxford University printed together on one sheet. Skelton has shown both the old and new gates. Interesting foreground detail includes scholars, children hoop rolling etc. Dated in the plate.
A crisp impression on india paper. Light creasing to the margins, image area unaffected, blank verso.
Approx. 11" x 8.5" ( 280mm x 220mm )to the platemark as portrayed in the scan. Sheet size approx 16" x 12" (400mm x 300mm)
A GENUINE ANTIQUE PRINT GUARANTEED OVER 180 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTS