Plan of the University and Town of Cambridge

Method Steel engraved with hand colour
Artist Le Keux, John after A.G. Findlay
Published [London: 1841-42]
Dimensions 181 x 222 mm
Notes A detailed plan of Cambridge with a key to landmarks lower right and crests of the University and Colleges on the left from Le Keux's Memorials of Cambridge, A series of views of the Colleges, Halls, and Public Buildings, engraved by J. Le Keux; with historical and descriptive accounts by Thomas Wright and H. Longueville.

John Le Keux (1783-1846) was an engraver who was involved in several topographical books including the companion work Memorials of Oxford, whilst the artist Frederick Mackenzie (1787-1854) was a watercolour painter and architectural draughtsman who made drawings for Ackermann's University of Oxford and Public Schools, and twenty-four of the Oxford Almanacs between 1821-1853.

Arthur George Findlay (1812-1875)

Condition: Centre fold as issued. Some over toning from an old mount, slight loss upper right to sheet not affecting the image. Two short tears to the edges of the sheet not affecting the engraved surface.
Framing mounted
Price £100.00
Stock ID 48963