This listing is for a 1785 / 6 print from copper engraving, from the date stated and not a later reproduction.
ABBEY OF STRATFORD LANGTHORNE, ESSEX
A view of the (even then) Ruined Abbey of Stratford Langthorne in Essex
William de MONTFICHET founded the 'Abbey of Stratford Langthorne' in 1135, this Abbey was known locally as the 'WEST HAM ABBEY’.
King Henry VIII at the dissolution granted the Abbey, with all its estates, to Sir Peter Meautas and Johanna his wife "for their true and faithful service"
Provenance: The Antiquities of England and Wales"; by Francis Grose, Printed for Hooper, 212 High Holborn facing Southampton St. Bloomsbury Square, London 1785 etc
It is printed on very good quality paper which is blank on the reverse. The overall print including borders measures 205 x 130 mm (8 x 5 inches) approx. The borders of this copper line engraving on paper, bears the indent marking from the printing process.
There is age yellowing and no foxing. This print inevitably would have been originally bound in a book at some time - please check the larger picture for condition.
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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