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£150.00

The College of St MARY of WINCHESTER, or NEW COLLEGE, in the UNIVERSITY  of OXFORD, founded by WILLIAM of WYKEHAM, Bishop of WINCHESTER & Chancellor of ENGLAND AD 1379.

Originally published in 1928, this is a photo-engraving [i.e. printed from a metal plate], made from a 1928 original. It was printed by hand on an Albion hand-press, on acid-free laid paper.

Engraved area: 43.5 x 31.5cm.
Paper size: 58.5 x 40.5cm.

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