This listing is for a circa 1850 print from steel engraving,
ALNWICK ABBEY, Northumberland
Engraved by M J Starling, drawn by Thomas Allom
A view of the Abbey at Alnwick, with men and women on horseback in the foreground / middleground
Alnwick Abbey was founded as a Premonstratensian monastery in 1147 by Eustace fitz John near Alnwick, England, as a daughter house of Newhouse Abbey in Lincolnshire. It was dissolved in 1535, refounded in 1536 and finally suppressed in 1539. It was granted to the Sadler and Winnington families.
Alnwick Abbey site is located just within Hulne Park, on the bank of the River Aln. The only visible remnant is the impressive 14th century gatehouse.
Provenance: From Durham and Northumberland Their Lake and Mountain Scenery Etc Illustrated From Drawings on the Spot by Thomas Allom etc; Publisher: Fisher, Son and Co. London c1850
It is blank on the reverse.
The overall print including borders measures 200 x 135 mm (8 x 5.25 inches) approx. incl. titled borders. The print has been mounted onto conservation card.
There is very little age yellowing. The top corner edge is coming away from the conservation card ever so slightly, this will not be seen once framed - Please check the larger picture for condition.
This item will be shipped flat in a board backed envelope.
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. Inevitably many of these prints would have originally been bound in books.
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