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Creator:
Bartholomew Howlett, 1767–1827, British
after C. John M. Whichelo, 1784–1865, British
Title:
A General View of the Remains of Bermondsey Abbey, Surrey
Date:
1820
Medium:
Engraving on smooth, moderately thick, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/16 × 18 1/2 inches (35.7 × 47 cm), Plate: 13 × 17 1/8 inches (33 × 43.5 cm), and Image: 11 3/16 × 15 7/8 inches (28.4 × 40.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower center: "A GENERAL VIEW OF THE REMAINS OF BERMONDSEY ABBY, Surry | As it appeared in the Year 1805 with the adjacent Country. Taken from the Steeple of the Church of St. Mary MAgdalen | Bermondsey was originally an Alien Priory of Cluniuc Monks founded by Aylwin Child, Anno 1082. Augmented in its revenue by King W.m 2 Anno 1089 made an Abby Anno 1399. At the supporession | of Religious Houses by King Henry 8th its annual revenue was valued at £584.2.3. The Site of the Abby was granted in the 33d year of Henry 8th to Sir Richard or Robert Southwell"; lower left: "Drawn by C.J.M. Whichello"; lower left: "London. Published 27th September 1820 by"; lower right: "Robert Wilkinson 125 Fenchurch Street"; lower right: "Engraved by B. Howlett'

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.15290
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:32224
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