|Method||Steel engraving with hand colouring|
|Artist||John Le Keux|
|Published||Published by Macmillan & Co. Oxford & London. Novr. 1st. 1868.|
|Dimensions||Image 240 x 350 mm, Plate 325 x 410 mm, Sheet 345 x 468 mm|
One of the very few prints of University Parks, looking south printed for the 1869 Oxford Almanack. In the foreground is a shepherd with a large flock of sheep, small groups of people are seen in the background.
John Le Keux (1783-1846) was an engraver who was involved in several topographical books including the companion work Memorials of Cambridge, 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.
Petter, Helen Mary. The Oxford Almanacks. Oxford. At the Clarendon Press. 1974. p100.
Condition: Trimmed and missing calendar.