'THE MONASTERY OF JARROW, OR GYRWI, DURHAM.' by F. Grose / Sparrow. c.1772 - 1787

'THE MONASTERY OF JARROW, OR GYRWI, DURHAM.' by F. Grose / Sparrow. c.1772 - 1787
SKU: durh/moja/gros/001

A charming and attractive late 18th century view of the Monastery site and St. Paul's Church, Jarrow which was drawn by Francis Grose, engraved by Sparrow and published -- within a page of descriptive text -- in [Francis Grose's] The Antiquities of England & Wales (London: S. Hooper, 1772-1787).

  • This is an original copperplate engraving with letterpress (which continues onto the reverse) + later hand colour.
  • Printed area is approximately 15.4cms by 22.9cms (including text).
  • The engraving is in very good condition with decent margins. Click on image for a better view.
  • The item comes displayed in a ready to frame acid free mount (window mounted on both sides).
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  • Guaranteed to be over 200 years old.