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Merton

£150.00

MERTON COLLEGE, OXFORD. Founded by WALTER de MERTON, BISHOP of ROCHESTER and CHANCELLOR OF ENGLAND  AD 1264

Originally published in 1912, this is 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: 41 x 31cm.
Paper size: 53.5 x 39cm.

This is an excellent copy, never mounted or framed, of an Edmund Hort New view of  Merton 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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