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Magdalen College

Magdalen College

Engraved area: 40 x 31.5cmPaper size: 54.5 x 38.5cm
Magdalen College crest

The College of St MARY MAGDALEN in the University of OXFORD. Founded by WILLIAM WAYNFLETE, BISHOP OF WINCHESTER AD 1457

Originally published in 1910, this is a photo-engraving [i.e. printed from a metal plate], made from a 1910 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 Magdalen 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.