‘RUGBY SCHOOL’ by J. Godfrey c.1870


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A very attractive late 19th century steel engraving of Rugby School, Warwickshire which appeared in John Alfred Langford’s Staffordshire and Warwickshire Past and Present (William Mackenzie, London: 1870).

 It was at Rugby School that the field sport which bears its name was first played; it was also the setting of the literary classic, ‘Tom Brown’s School Days’ by William Hughes (published 1857).

  • This is an original steel engraving with later hand colour.
  • Printed area is approximately 19.2cms by 16.7cms (including title and imprint).
  • The engraving is in very good condition with excellent margins. Click on image for a better view.
  • The item comes displayed in a ready to frame acid free mount.
  • Click on ‘Delivery Policy’ for postage costs.
  • Guaranteed to be over 130 years old.
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