This listing is for an 1848 (Circa) print from steel engraving
THE INFANT ORPHAN ASYLUM - SNARESBROOK, ESSEX
Engraved by J Davies Drawn by Alfred H Wray
The 1843 Snaresbrook Infant Orphan Asylum and Eagle Pond - which later became The Royal Wanstead School, and Eventually Snaresbrook Crown Court.
Eagle pond today is or looks to be quite a bit larger than depicted in this print, and is a wildlife sanctuary amidst the bustle of modern City life. Look for 'wanstead wildlife' on the internet
Provenance: Title: Curiosities of Great Britain: England and Wales Delineated - Historical, Entertaining & Commercial; Alphabetically Arranged.etc by Thomas Dugdale. Published in various forms between 1838 and 1860.
Published by L Tallis of London
It is printed on good quality grade paper which is blank on the reverse. There is a little age yellowing and handling marks to edges - please check the larger picture for condition
The overall print including borders measures 215 x 130 mm (8.5 x 5 inches) approximately.
This item will be shipped flat in a board backed envelope, protected inside that by a plastic sleeve
Info. The term "an original print" 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. Many prints inevitably would have been originally bound in a book at some time as was this one.
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