A General View of the Remains of Bermondsey Abbey, Surrey
- Engraving on smooth, moderately thick, cream wove paper
- 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)
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:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- architectural subject
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Bartholomew Howlett, 1767–1827, British, A General View of the Remains of Bermondsey Abbey, Surrey, 1820
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