|Method||Lithograph with tint stone and hand colouring|
|Artist||William Gauci after William Alfred Delamotte|
|Published||Printed by C. Graf. London: Thomas Boy. 1843.|
|Dimensions||Image 340 x 257 mm, Sheet 485 x 355 mm|
A view of Oriel College from Original Views of Oxford, its Colleges, Chapels and Gardens from drawings expressly for this work by William Alfred Delamotte. Executed in Lithography by William Gauci, with Historical and Descriptive notices by Charles Ollier, published in London by Thomas Boy.
William Gauci was a lithographer and publisher (1826 - 1854; fl.) He worked in London and was the son of Maxim Gauci also a printmaker.
William Alfred Delamotte (1775 - 1863) was a British draughtsman on wood and water colourist. He entered the Royal Academy Schools in 1794 and trained under Benjamin West. Delamotte moved to Oxford where he did numerous works depicting the city. In 1803, Delamotte became the drawing at the newly established Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst where he remained for 40 years. Delamotte was also known for publishing his own prints.
Condition: Minor staining to sheet edges.