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£150.00

The QUEEN’S COLLEGE, OXFORD. Founded by ROBERT EGLESFIELD, Chaplain to QUEEN PHILIPPA, wife of KING EDWARD III AD 1340 O.S.

Originally published in 1917, this is a photo-engraving [i.e. printed from a metal plate], made from a 1917 original. It was printed by hand on an Albion hand-press, on acid-free laid paper.

Engraved area: 41.5 x 35cm.
Paper size: 51.5 x 38cm.

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