|Published||Published as the Act Directs, Augst. 1 1820, by J. Skelton, St. Aldates, Oxford.|
|Dimensions||Image 126 x 156 mm|
Inscription beneath image reads: 'For the Year 1753'. A reduced outline engraving of the Oxford Almanack of 1753. From 'Oxonia Antiqua Restaurata' by Joseph Skelton. He 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.
Condition: Strong, clean impression. Trimmed within plate mark below, missing the view of University College.