Attractive and beautifully detailed original antique print showing a view of Dunstable Priory, Bedfordshire. Published by S. Hooper / engraved by J. Newton, 1787. Over 200 years old and in very good condition. With wider borders than shown. Ideal for framing.
General Information: Copperplate Engraving - To produce a print using this process an image is first hand-cut (engraved) into the surface of a copper plate. To make a print the plate is inked, then wiped clean, so that only the incisions are left holding any ink. The image is then transferred to paper under pressure, in a press. Copperplate engraving was largely superceded by steel engraving during the early part of the 19th century. Please note that the scan below can only give a very general idea of the detail in the print.
Size:- printed area 6.00 x 4.00 inches approx.
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