'ST. JOHN'S COLLEGE FROM THE RIVER' by 'The Graphic' c.1887

'ST. JOHN'S COLLEGE FROM THE RIVER' by 'The Graphic' c.1887
SKU: caun/sjri/grap/001

An interesting late 19th century wood engraved view of St. John's College, Cambridge, as seen from the Cam, which was published in The Graphic (October 8, 1887) .

First published by William Luson Thomas in December 1869, 'The Graphic' was a popular illustrated newspaper that rivaled 'The Illustrated London News'. Its influence on the art world, in particular, was immense, attracting such admirers as Vincent Van Gogh and Hubert von Herkomer.

  • This is an original wood engraving with later hand colour
  • Printed area is approximately 22.6cms by 11.2cms (including titles)
  • The engraving is in very good condition with adequate 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 125 years old.