[Frontispiece engraving for books printed at the Oxford University Press]

Method Copper engraving
Artist Michael Burghers
Published University of Oxford 1704
Dimensions Image 117 x 161 mm, Plate 123 x 162 mm, Sheet 130 x 172 mm
Notes The rear of the Sheldonian Theatre and the Old Ashmolean Museum (now the Museum of the History of Science) with the figure of Athena with the shield of Medusa and a spear in the foreground.

Michael Burghers (1653-1727) was an engraver. Born in Amsterdam, Burghers emigrated to England soon after 1672. He worked in Oxford, initially as Loggan's assistant from 1673, and was appointed University engraver after Loggan's death in 1692.

Condition: Trimmed close to the plate mark.
Framing mounted
Price £50.00
Stock ID 42694

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