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Balliol

£150.00

BALLIOL COLLEGE : OXFORD.  Founded in honor of the Holy Trinity, the Blessed Virgin Mary & St. Catharine the Martyr AD 1266 by John de Blalliol & Dervoguilla his Wife

Originally published in 1911, this is a photo-engraving [i.e. printed from a metal plate], made from a 1911 original. It was printed by hand on an Albion hand-press, on acid-free laid paper.

Engraved area: 41 x 31.5cm
Paper size: 55.5 x 39cm.

This is an excellent copy, never mounted or framed, of an Edmund Hort New view of Balliol College.
New was born in Evesham in 1871, moved to Oxford in 1905, and died there in 1931.
He was heavily influenced by the Arts & Crafts Movement, especially A.J.Gaskin and William Morris, and became a master of pen & ink drawing.

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