A charming and attractive late 18th century view of Forde Abbey (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 15.7cms by 19.9cms and 16.6cms by 18.2cms for the front and back, 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).
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- Guaranteed to be over 200 years old.