A View of Oxford from the Abingdon Road
- Etching and line engraving; first published state on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper, with cream chine collé
- Sheet: 23 1/8 × 34 7/8 inches (58.7 × 88.6 cm), Plate: 20 × 25 3/4 inches (50.8 × 65.4 cm), Chine collé: 19 1/4 × 25 1/4 inches (48.9 × 64.1 cm), Image: 15 7/8 × 23 3/4 inches (40.3 × 60.3 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "R. 80"; lower left: "966"; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "ans"; lower left: "Ag No. 4 | P/01-"
Blind embossed: "J.W."; stamped: "103615"
Lettered below image: "Published Feby. 13th 1818 by James Wyatt | Carver and Gilder High Street, Oxford. | as the Act directs | A VIEW OF OXFORD FROM THE ABINGDON ROAD | To the Right Honourable JOHN SCOTT, BARON ELDON, LORD HIGH CHANCELLOR of Great Britain, High Steward of the University of Oxford. This Plate, Engraved by John Pye, after an original Picture, by J.M.W. Turner Esqr. R.A. & Professor of Perspective to the Royal Academy. | Is dedicated with PERMISSION by his LORDSHIP'S most obliged & very humble Servant JAMES WYATT."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
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Print made by John Pye, 1782–1874, British, A View of Oxford from the Abingdon Road, 1818
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