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Creator:
Richard Bernard Godfrey, 1728–op.1794, British
after unknown artist
Title:
Edgar's Tower, Worcester
Date:
1786
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper (page in book)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/2 x 8 9/16 inches (34.3 x 21.7 cm), Plate: 4 5/8 x 6 7/16 inches (11.7 x 16.3 cm), and Image: 4 1/8 x 5 15/16 inches (10.5 x 15.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, center left: "May 17, 1773"; center: "EDGAR'S TOWER, WORCESTER."; center to lower center, continuing onto back: book description of Edgar's Tower, beginning "THIS TOWER seems to have been part of the ancient castle of Worcester: Doctor Thomas, in his sur- | vey of that catherdal, says..."; center right: "Godfrey Sculp"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14955
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arch | architectural subject | buildings | cathedral | church | city | gate | gateway | houses | path | road | steps | tower (building division) | town | walking | walls
Associated Places:
Edgar's Tower | England | Hereford and Worcester | United Kingdom | Worcester | Worcester Cathedral
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:43799
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