Original Antique Print LAKE DISTRICT SCENERY Rydal Hall FOX HOWE Westmorland CUMBRIA
Rydal Hall From Fox How, Westmorland
Production Details: Drawn and Engraved by G. Pickering and A. Le Petit.
Printmaking Method: Steel Engraving.
A fine view of Rydal Hall, an early 19th century house on the outskirts of the village of Rydal in the Lake District, overlooked by Rydal Mount, home of the poet William Wordsworth. At the time of the drawing, owned by the Le Fleming family. A family and group of ladies in the foreground painting the scenery; farmer and cattle beyond etc. The house is now used for retreats, conferences, courses and breaks, and is home to The Old School Room Tea Shop, (historically known as The Rambler's Tea Shop) and can be found on the "Coffin Route".Sleekburnc.
Provenance: Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham, and Northumberland, Illustrated. From Original Drawings by Thomas Allom, George Pickering, &c. With Descriptions by T. Rose. Publisher: H. Fisher, R. Fisher & P. Jackson, Newgate St. London;37 Quai Des Grands Agustins, Paris. (1832-1835). sleekburnc.
Suitable for framing. The print measures overall 205 x 130 mm ( 8 x 5 ") approximately, on good quality grade paper/card, with a blank reverse. There is a some age yellowing and foxing with handling marks to the edges, please refer to images. This item will be packaged inside a protective plastic sleeve inside a board backed envelope. "Info." in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text.
My use of the term "an original print/illustration" is a pictorial image made in a manner which allows it to be multiplied, and originating from the date stated. This includes examples of various methods of printmaking including engravings, etchings, woodcut etc. Many prints would have been originally bound in a book at some time as was this one.
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