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Sulgrave Manor Ancestral Homes of Noted Americans (1915)

The English home of the WashingtonsNow little more than a farm house, the manor was a priory of St Andrew’s before the Reformation in the 16th Century. It’s located in Sulgrave, near Banbury in Oxford [...]

Keywords: manors, horses, trees, farms, george washington, colour

Places shown: Sulgrave; Oxfordshire; England

Added: 2003-12-02

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Warwick Castle from the River Warwick and Leamington (1920)

The towers of Warwick Castle are silhouetted against a sunset; smoke from the chimneys of two thatched cottages rises up against trees in autumn foliage. In the foreground, a solitary boatsman punts d [...]

Keywords: castles, towers, colour, water, boats, people, houses, sunsets, trees

Places shown: Warwick; Warwickshire; England

Added: 2003-11-09

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Frontispiece: Magdalen Tower. Oxford: Brief Historical and Descriptive Notes (1896)

From an Etching by R. Kent Thomas.

Keywords: colleges, bridges, boats, people, trees, towers, colour

Places shown: Magdalen College; Oxford; Oxfordshire; England

Added: 2004-03-05

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1. Castor, Northamptonshire, from the South-West. A Norman Church with alterations and additions of each succeeding style. Mediæval Styles of the English Parish Church (1936)

Early Norman [church] towers sometimes recieved an additional stage within a brief space. Castor (Fig. 1) is a magnificent example of this, and here the upper stage was certainly not contemplated whe [...]

Keywords: churches, norman architecture, towers, church architecture, greyscale

Places shown: Castor; Northamptonshire; England

Added: 2010-10-12

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Ruins of Lindisfarne Priory The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

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 [...]

Keywords: abbeys, castles, windows, arches, ruins, people, clouds, bare feet, nudity, colour

Places shown: Lindisfarne; Northumberland; England

Added: 2003-02-28

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Front Cover, Cambridge Cambridge (1920)

The front cover; my copy has a dust jacket which is in place in this scan.

Keywords: colour, book covers

Places shown: Cambridge; Cambridgeshire; England

Added: 2006-06-21

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Detail from title page Cambridge (1920)

A line drawing of a castle tower with leaves in the foreground.

Keywords: sketches, castles, towers, greyscale

Places shown: England

Added: 2006-06-21

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The Great Court, Trinity College Cambridge (1920)

“The College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity, though inheriting much from the earlier college—King’s Hall—which was set up by Edward II and his son Edward III, owes almost everything to King Henry V [...]

Keywords: colour, towers, flowers, colleges

Places shown: Trinity College; Cambridge; Cambridgeshire; England

Added: 2006-06-21

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Front Cover, Oxford Pictured by Haslehust, described by How Oxford (1910)

A brownish gray cover with a thick green border around a colour image. This book is part of a series produced from around 1900 until well into the 1950s as far as I can tell.

Keywords: book covers, colleges, colour

Places shown: Oxford; Oxfordshire; England

Added: 2006-10-19

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Chester, from the Alford Road. The River Dee: Its Aspect and History (1875)

Probably this view was drawn from the road between Chester and Aldford, as it’s written today, at the bank of the River Dee.

Keywords: views, cityscapes, cows, animals, water, rivers, boats, towers, trees, fences, cities, cityscapes, towers, churches, buildings, cathedrals, greyscale

Places shown: Chester; Cheshire; England

Added: 2018-08-07

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Frontispiece: Charles the King walked for the last time through the streets of London An Island Story (1920)

King Charles is followed by a priest, and surrounded by soldiers with lances. He wears 17th-century costume. [King Charles I] had been foolish, he had been wicked, but now, in the face of death, he b [...]

Keywords: royalty, soldiers, people, illustrations for children, colour

Places shown: London; England

Added: 2009-05-05

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Architecture (full page print) The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

The characteristic marks of this [early Norman] style are these: The walls are very thick, generally without buttresses; the arches, both within and without, as well as those over the doors and window [...]

Keywords: architecture, pillars, columns, norman architecture, colour

Places shown: England

Added: 2014-08-30

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The grand Door of Barfreston Church in Kent. The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

On some of these arches is commonly over the key-stone represented God the Father, or our Saviour surrounded with angels; and below a melange of foliage, animals, often ludicrous, and sometimes even i [...]

Keywords: entrances, norman architecture, churches, greyscale

Places shown: Barfreston; Kent; England

Added: 2008-04-23

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Lanyon Cromleh Cornwall. From the Druidical Antiquities plate. The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

This appears to be an engraving of a dolmen called Lanyon Quoit in Cornwall. The monument was actually destroyed in 1815 by a storm, and was rebuilt incorrectly. This engraving is of the original mon [...]

Keywords: druids, tombs, ruins, megaliths, wallpaper, backgrounds, greyscale

Places shown: Bosiliack; Cornwall; England

Added: 2005-08-05

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Tolmen St. Mary’s Scilly. From the Druidical Antiquities Plate. The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

This Tolmen Stone on St Mary’s, the largest of the the Isles of Scilly, was destroyed in 1869 by explosives, so that the granite underneath it could be quarried. An account of the unfortunate incident [...]

Keywords: druids, ruins, megaliths, greyscale

Places shown: St Mary’s; Isles of Scilly; England

Added: 2005-08-12

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Tolmen Northwethel Scilly. From the Druidical Antiquities Plate. The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

There are over 150 Bronze-age remains or sites on the Isles of Scilly; I could not find any specific information on this one at Northwethel and would appreciate further details. This is one item from [...]

Keywords: druids, ruins, megaliths, greyscale

Places shown: Northwethel; Isles of Scilly; England

Added: 2005-08-12

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Rocking Stone. From the Druidical Antiquities Plate. The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

A rocking stone is one so placed that it can be wobbled easily, apparently a neolithic amusement.

This is one item from a full-page plate, Druidical Antiquities

Keywords: druids, ruins, megaliths, greyscale

Places shown: Cornwall; England

Added: 2005-11-03

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Druidical Circle near Keswick in cumberland. From the Druidical Antiquities Plate. The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

I remember visiting this stone circle one November, drawn to the spiritual nature of the place. It was cold and rainy, and as group of very determined hikers walked past me one of them, seeing I was c [...]

Keywords: stone circles, druids, megaliths, greyscale

Places shown: Keswick; Cumberland; England

Added: 2005-12-21

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Rock Bason Coit at Karnbre The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

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This is one item from a full-page plate, Druidical Antiquities

Keywords: megaliths, druids, ruins, greyscale

Places shown: Carn Brea; Cornwall; England

Added: 2006-03-01

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Frontispiece: Cranbrook, Kent Old English Country Cottages (1906)

From a water-colour drawing by Herbert Alexander, A.R.W.S.

Keywords: cottages, flowers, gardens, houses, colour

Places shown: Cranbrook; Kent; England

Added: 2004-07-29

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