|Artist||Joseph Skelton after John Buckler|
|Published||Published by J. Parker, Oxford, & E. Gardner, 7 Paternoster Row, London. 1820|
|Dimensions||Image 320 x 453 mm, Plate 568 x 485 mm, Sheet 589 x 493 mm|
Full sheet of the 1820 Oxford Almanack.
Interior view of the Sheldonian Theatre.
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.
Condition: Torn to plate mark along upper and right edges of sheet, and lower right corner. Foxing to lower part of sheet, effecting calendar and lower right corner of image. Crease and black mark across upper right corner of sheet.