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Reading Abbey (Coloured version) The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

Version of the Reading Abbey engraving stretched slightly to make it fit a computer desktop (background/wallpaper) and then coloured (by Liam Quin).

Keywords: ruins, abbeys, windows, arches, entrances, trees, colour, backgrounds, wallpaper

Places shown: Reading; Berkshire; England

Added: 2004-10-09

Image status: public domain, hence royalty-free stock image; usage credit requested

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Reading Abbey (Background 4) The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

Version of the Reading Abbey engraving stretched slightly to make it fit a computer desktop (background/wallpaper) and also made lighter and with reduced contrast, so it’s less distracting.

Keywords: ruins, abbeys, windows, arches, entrances, trees, backgrounds, wallpaper, colour

Places shown: Reading; Berkshire; England

Added: 2004-10-09

Image status: public domain, hence royalty-free stock image; usage credit requested

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Reading Abbey, Plate 1 The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

Publish’d the 24th of May 1784 by S. Hooper. The abbey was founded in 1121 by King Henry I of England, who was buried here. The abbey was closed at the Reformation, and used as a private home for a ti [...]

Keywords: ruins, abbeys, windows, arches, entrances, trees, colour

Places shown: Reading; Berkshire; England

Added: 2004-10-09

Image status: public domain, hence royalty-free stock image; usage credit requested

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Buckinghamshire The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

A public domain map of the County of Buckinghamshire in England, from 1783. Places marked on the map include the following: The Hundreds: A. Newport; B. Buckingham; C. Cottslow; D. Ashenden; E. Alesbu [...]

Keywords: maps, colour

Places shown: Buckinghamshire; England

Added: 2005-11-04

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The Map of Bedfordshire The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

A public-domain map of Bedfordshire from 1783. Places marked on the map include: Ampthill, Aspely Guise [Aspley Guise], Astwood, Battledon, Bedford, Berkford, Bigleswade [Biggleswade], Biscot, Bletnes [...]

Keywords: colour, maps

Places shown: Bedfordshire; England

Added: 2005-08-21

Image status: public domain, hence royalty-free stock image; usage credit requested

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Cambridgeshire The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

A public domain map of the County of Cambridgeshire in England, from 1783. Places marked on the map include the following: Abbingtons, Arrington, Audre, Batsham, Bedelhey, Bigleswade (Bedfordshire), B [...]

Keywords: maps, colour

Places shown: Cambridgeshire; England

Added: 2006-01-11

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Reading Abbey, Berkshire. The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

Engraving dated 1773. The paper is slightly buckled, sorry.

There is also another image of Reading Abbey.

There is a newer scan of this engraving.

Keywords: abbeys, ruins, people, colour

Places shown: Reading; Berkshire; England

Added: 1999-10-28

Image status: public domain, hence royalty-free stock image; usage credit requested

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Reading Abbey Plate 2 The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

“This plate shews the south view of the remains of this once magnificent abbey, majestic even in its ruins!” (p. 17) The engraving is signed: Jan 24 1773 Godfrey Sc. I scanned this once before: the ol [...]

Keywords: ruins, abbeys, people, greyscale

Places shown: Reading; Berkshire; England

Added: 2006-11-15

Image status: public domain, hence royalty-free stock image; usage credit requested

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Penrith Castle, Cumberland The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

Published 3rd April 1784 by S. Hooper; Signed T. Pye.

Keywords: castles, clouds, animals, deer, people, trees, colour

Places shown: Penrith; Cumberland; Wales

Added: 2003-06-26

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Restormel Castle, Cornwall The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

Restormel castle (also spelt Restormil or Raistormel) was started in about AD 1100.

There are several other pictures of Restormel Castle.

Keywords: castles, ruins, trees, clouds, people, windows, colour

Places shown: Lostwithiel; Cornwall; England

Added: 1999-11-06

Image status: public domain, hence royalty-free stock image; usage credit requested

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The New or Water Tower, Chester The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

Published Novr. 7, 1783, by S. Hooper. Sparrow sculp.. The battlements were added in the 1640s during the Civil War, when Chester was besieged. There’s more about this at bwpics.co.uk.

Keywords: castles, walls, clouds, colour

Places shown: Chester; Cheshire; England

Added: 2003-03-17

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Carlisle Castle, Cumberland The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

Keywords: castles, ruins, hills, clouds, sheep, trees, people, colour

Places shown: Carlisle; Cumberland; England

Added: 1999-11-18

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The map of Cornwall The Antiquities of England and Wales Vol I (1783)

Old map of Cornwall, 18th Century.

Keywords: maps, colour

Places shown: Cornwall; England

Added: 2002-09-30

Image status: public domain, hence royalty-free stock image; usage credit requested

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