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St Edmund Hall

£150.00

St. EDMUND HALL,OXFORD, said to have been founded about AD 1220 by St. Edmund Rich of Abingdon, Archbishop of Canterbury 1234-40. The Hall was acquired by Oney Abbey AD 1269 & was ultimately given to The Queen’s College AD 1557, with which it is still closely connected.

Originally published in 1920, this is a photo-engraving [i.e. printed from a metal plate], made from a 1920 original. It was printed by hand on an Albion hand-press, on acid-free laid paper.

Engraved area: 34.5 x 29.5cm.
Paper size: 64 x 47.5cm.

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