The Key to the Bird's-Eye View of the University and City of Oxford

Method Etching
Artist Nathaniel Whittock
Published Published as the Act directs by James Ryman, High St. Oxford [c. 1848]
Dimensions Image 205 x 424 mm, Plate 283 x 453 mm, Sheet 342 x 510 mm
Notes A rare key plate for one of the most detailed aerial plans of Oxford by the same artist. The view was taken from an improbable location above the Cherwell and Christ Church Meadow, and the key includes no less 65 numbered and listed buildings.

Nathaniel Whittock (1791-1860) was lithographer to the University of Oxford. He was born in Oxford but moved to London in 1828. His nephew, Henry Hyde, was also an engraver.

Condition: Slight dirt build up to surface. Small tear to top left edge, not affecting image.
Framing unmounted
Price £200.00
Stock ID 46574

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