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High Street Oxford


High Street Oxford, from Queen's College to Saint Mary's Church.

Originally published in 1912, this a photo-engraving[i.e. printed from a metal plate], made from a 1912 original. It was printed by hand on an Albion hand-press, on acid-free laid paper.

Engraved area: 45.5 x 36.5cm
Paper size: 54 x 38.5cm

This is an excellent copy, never mounted or framed, of an Edmund Hort New view of Oxford High Street.
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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