St Mary's Church, The Radcliffe Library &c.

Method Copper engraving with hand colouring
Artist Joseph Skelton after James Green
Published Published as the Act directs, March 2nd 1818, by J. Skelton, St. Aldates, Oxford.
Dimensions Image 185 x 238 mm, Sheet 213 x 277 mm
Notes A reduced version of the Oxford Almanac for the Year 1752, from 'Oxonia Antiqua Restaurata' by Joseph Skelton. Skelton began publishing parts of this work from 1818 but it was not completed until 1820 and only fully published three years later in 1823.

Joseph Skelton (1781 - 1850) was an English engraver of topographical and antiquarian subjects. He is best-known for his plates in 'Oxonia Antiqua Illustrata' (1823), 'Engraved Illustrations of Antiente Arms and Armour from the Collection at Goodrich Court from the Drawings, and with the Descriptions of Dr. Meyrick' (1830) (2 vols), and Girault's 'Les Beautes de la France' (1850). He settled in France in the latter part of his life and was elected FSA in 1844. His brother William Skelton was also an engraver.

James Green (1729-1759) British engraver who worked in Oxford. James was the brother of John (1756-1759) and Benjamin Green (1736-1800). He succeeded George Vertue in 1756 to become the engraver to the University and to the Society of Antiquaries. He died at the age of 30 and was succeeded by his brother Benjamin.

Condition: Some time toning to sheet.
Framing mounted
Price £160.00
Stock ID 50544

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