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Print - A Prospect of the Choir of the Cathedral Church of Canterbury
  • A Prospect of the Choir of the Cathedral Church of Canterbury
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A Prospect of the Choir of the Cathedral Church of Canterbury

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    mid 18th century (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (engraver)
    Bowles, John, born 1701 - died 1779 (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Brian Nevill

  • Museum number:

    E.1372-1954

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Print depicting the interior of Canterbury Cathedral and the choir. In the foreground are the figures of a man, a woman and a clergyman. Details in the scene have been hand-coloured in red, pink and yellow.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

mid 18th century (published)

Artist/maker

Unknown (engraver)
Bowles, John, born 1701 - died 1779 (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Etching

Marks and inscriptions

'A Prospect of the Choir of the Cathedral Church of Canterbury. Printed for John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 20 cm, Width: 25.4 cm

Descriptive line

Print, a view of the choir at Canterbury Cathedral, anonymous engraving, mid-18th century.

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

Techniques

Etching; Hand-colouring

Subjects depicted

Choir; Cathedral; Clergyman

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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