The Old King's School, Grantham [Untitled] by J. Bourne / R. Corbould / B. Howlett c.1805

The Old King's School, Grantham [Untitled] by J. Bourne / R. Corbould / B. Howlett c.1805
SKU: linc/grks/howl/001

A finely engraved and picturesque early 19th century vignette view of the old King's School in Grantham, Lincolnshire which was drawn by James Bourne (figures by R. Corbould), engraved by Bartholomew Howlett and published in [Howlett's] A Selection of Views in the County of Lincoln (London: W. Miller, 1801-1806).

Sir Isaac Newton was a pupil at the school from 1655 to 1660. William Cecil, later Lord Burghley, Chancellor and advisor to Elizabeth I is also known to have attended in 1530.

  • This is an original copperplate engraving with later hand colour.
  • Printed area is approximately 12.2cms by 8.5cms.
  • 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.
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  • Guaranteed to be over 200 years old.