This listing is for a circa 1785 print from copper engraving, from the date stated and not a later reproduction.
Bustlesham or Bysham Monastery in Berkshire
A lovely Georgian era copper plate print engraved by Noble showing what is known as Bisham Abbey in Berkshire. Publishers details under the main title "Published according to Act of Parliament by Alexander Hogg No. 16 Paternoster Row"
Provenance: Picturesque Views of the Antiquities of England and Wales by Francis Grose - Published in London by Alexander Hogg of No. 16 Paternoster Row etc. c1785.
The engraving is mounted onto conservation card ready for trimming matting and framing. It is blank on the reverse. The overall print including card measures 255 x 208 mm (10 x8 inches) approx. The engraved area with titles measures approx. 195x170mm (7.75x6.75inches). There is some age yellowing. Original paper is uneven up border edge but this can be matted out - please check the larger picture for condition.. This print would have been originally bound in a book at one time.This item will be shipped flat in a board backed envelope.
The 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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