|Method||Copper engraving with hand colouring|
|Artist||Richard Roffe after H. Neil|
|Published||London, Publish'd by Vernor & Hood Poultry May 1, 1804.|
|Dimensions||Image 98 x 140 mm, Sheet 125 x 210 mm|
A view of the High Street, featuring University College, Queens, All Souls, and the Church of St Mary, from Edward W. Brayley and John Britton's The Beauties of England & Wales, which was published in 18 volumes between c.1804 and 1810, and as "The British Atlas" in 1810 by Verner, Hood and Sharpe.
John Roffe (1769 – 1850) was a noted architectural engraver, often working with Richard Roffe, who is thought to have been his brother. John Roffe had been an apprentice to James Basire.
Condition: Trimmed close to plate mark, some time toning.