This listing is for a 1779 print from copper engraving, from the date stated and not a later reproduction.
Upton House near Stratford in Essex
A view of the house showing the ornamental gardens, a bridge over a river or stream, etc. At the time owned by Dr John Fothergill, Upton House, later known as Ham House, stood in what is now known as West Ham Park. It was demolished in 1872.
Provenance: Engraved for: The Modern Universal British Traveller; Or a New, Complete, and Accurate Tour Through England, Wales, Scotland, and the Neighbouring Islands etc. Published for J. Cooke, London 1779
It is printed on laid paper, a type of paper having a ribbed texture formed by the manufacturing process. In the pre-mechanical period of European papermaking (from the 12th century into the 19th century), laid paper was the predominant kind of paper produced. This engraving is suitable for framing. The overall print including borders measures 300 x 195 mm (11.75 x 7.5 inches) approx. There is age yellowing and foxing - please check the larger picture for condition. The borders of this copper line engraving on paper, bears the indent marking from the printing process.This item will be shipped flat in a board backed envelope.
Our use of the term "an original print" in this case, is a pictorial image made in a manner which allows it to be multiplied, and originating from the date stated. This includes examples of various methods of printmaking including engravings, etchings, woodcuts etc. Inevitably many of these prints would have originally been bound in books.
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