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A View from Merton College, Oxford

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    June 1808 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Dighton the elder, Robert (etcher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching, coloured by hand

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 94, shelf D, box 57

Physical description

Caricature portrait of the Rev. Winchcombe Henry Hartley.

Place of Origin

London (published)


June 1808 (published)


Dighton the elder, Robert (etcher)

Materials and Techniques

Etching, coloured by hand

Marks and inscriptions

'Pubd by Dighton, Charg Cross. June, 1808'
Lettered with title and


Height: 27.9 cm, Width: 21 cm

Descriptive line

'A View from Merton College, Oxford', hand-coloured etching by Robert Dighton, 1808.

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.


Etching; Hand-colouring

Subjects depicted



Prints; Caricatures & Cartoons


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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