A very attractive early 19th century view of Micklegate* in York, Yorkshire which was sketched, drawn and engraved by W. Varley, J. P. Neale and C. Potte, respectively, and published in John Britton & Edward W. Brayley’s The Beauties of England and Wales (London: Vernor & Hood, 1801-1815).
*At the time of the engraving, a barbican / outer gate stood in front of Micklegate Bar. This was demolished in 1826 due to its ruinous state.
- This is an original copperplate engraving with fine later hand colour.
- Printed area is approximately 13.8cms by 10.3cms (including title & imprint).
- 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.