‘CARLISLE CASTLE, CUMBERLAND.’ by F. Grose / Sparrow c.1775 – 1787


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A charming and attractive late 18th century view of Carlisle Castle, Cumbria (within a double sided page of descriptive text) which was drawn by Francis Grose, engraved by Sparrow and published 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, including text, is approximately 15.3cms by 22.8cms and 15.3cms by 18.6cms for the front and back pages, respectively
  • 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).
  • Click on ‘Delivery Policy’ for postage costs.
  • Guaranteed to be over 200 years old.
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