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Ruins of Lindisfarne Priory, in Lindisfarne, Northumberland, England more
The caption reads, History Preserving the Monuments of Antiquity. The side View of Lindisfarne, or Holy Island Monastery, Northumberland. Pub. 25 May 1781 by S. Hooper The image is signed, S. Spurrow sc.
Death is represented as a naked winged man with a scythe, reaping away our past; History is a woman in a white dress, preventing him.
External link to a haunting picture of Lindisfarne Priory by S. Lowrey