An attractive and finely executed 19th century view of Wells Cathedral, Somerset — including the Chapter House, the Eastern Gate and the Gallery leading to the Vicar’s Close — which was drawn and engraved by Hablot Browne and B. Winkles, respectively, and published in in [Henry] Winkles’s architectural and picturesque illustrations of the cathedral churches of England and Wales (London: Effingham Wilson and Charles Tilt, 1836?1842). This work was highly influential in the revival of Gothic architecture in 19th century Britain.
- This is an original steel engraving with later hand colour. It is also an early / proof impression printed on india paper.
- Printed area is approximately 14.9cms by 12.9cms (including title).
- 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 170 years old.