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Brasenose College

Brasenose College

Engraved area: 35 x 29cmPaper size: 53.5 x 29.5cm
Brasenose College crest

The King’s Hall, & College of BRASENOSE, in Oxford. Founded by William Smyth, Bp. of Lincoln, and Sir Richard Sutton, Knight AD 1509. This Plate is Dedicated to the Principal and Fellows of the College

Originally published in 1909, this is a photo-engraving [i.e. printed from a metal plate], made from a 1909 original. It was printed by hand on an Albion hand-press, on acid-free laid paper.

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