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Print - Westgate, Canterbury

Westgate, Canterbury

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Canterbury (published)

  • Date:

    August 1828 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Adlard, Henry (engraver)
    Shepherd, George (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Brian Nevill

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case Z, shelf 7, box A

Physical description

Print depicting a street scene at the Westgate, Canterbury. The scene is populated with numerous figures going about their daily lives. At the far end of the street is a gatehouse. In the right foreground a young man peers out from a doorway.

Place of Origin

Canterbury (published)


August 1828 (published)


Adlard, Henry (engraver)
Shepherd, George (artist)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

'Drawn by Geo. Shepherd Engraved by H. Adlard. / Westgate, Canterbury. / Published Augt. 1828. by Geo. Virtue, 26, Ivy Lane'
Lettered with title and


Height: 16.2 cm, Width: 22.5 cm

Descriptive line

Print depicting a view of the Westgate, Canterbury, engraving by Henry Adlard after George Shepherd, 1828.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1954 . London: HMSO, 1963.



Subjects depicted

Gatehouse; Street




Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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