'Rye House Hertfordshire.' by Forster / Sparrow / Grose c.1784 (1787)

'Rye House Hertfordshire.' by Forster / Sparrow / Grose c.1784 (1787)
SKU: hert/ryeh/gros/001

A charming late 18th century engraving of the Rye House, Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire which appeared in Francis Grose's The Antiquities of England & Wales (London: 1773-1787). The Rye House was made famous in 1683 by an alleged Whig plot to assassinate Charles II and his brother, James, Duke of York (later James II).

  • This is an original copperplate engraving with later hand colour.
  • Printed area is approximately 15.9cms by 12cms.
  • 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.