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Christ Church College

Christ Church College

Engraved area: 63.5 x 43cmPaper size: 81 x 58 cm
Christ Church College crest

CHRIST CHURCH, OXFORD. Founded by Thomas Wolsey, Archbishop of York, Cardinal of St. Cecilia, Papal Legate & Lord Chancellor of England AD 1532 & 1546. Also the CATHEDRAL of OXFORD, Founded at Osney Abbey AD 1542 & Transferred to the Priory of St. Frideswide AD 1546

Originally published in 1916, this is a photo-engraving [i.e. printed from a metal plate], made from a 1916 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 Christ Church.

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.