The Cathedral Church of Carlisle

British 18th century unknown

Coloured engraving

published 1724
  • About the work
    Location
    Country: USA
    City: Washington DC
    Place: British Embassy

    This engraving, dating from c.1709-20, was issued as part of volume III of a four-volume edition of ‘Britannia Illustrata’, published by Joseph Smith in 1724. The artist and engraver of this work are unknown. From 1709 ‘Britannia Illustrata’ was expanded by various booksellers and additional plates by other artists were inserted. Engraver Henry Hulsburgh was involved in updating architecture in existing plates and engraver and draughtsman John Harris produced some further architectural plates and bird's-eye views for later editions. However, generally the artists who worked on plates added after the first 1707 publication are unknown.

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    Places
    England, Cumbria
    Materials & Techniques
    engraving, coloured engraving
  • Details
    Title
    The Cathedral Church of Carlisle
    Date
    published 1724
    Medium
    Coloured engraving
    Acquisition
    Purchased from Baynton-Williams, January 1979
    GAC number
    14423