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View of Carfax & Abingdon from Whiteheads Oak

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Additional makers

Publisher - John Boydell; Publisher - Josiah Boydell; Print maker - Joseph Constantine Stadler

Description

View with a man sitting on a bench under the oak tree in the right foreground, next to an urn at extreme right, looking at the view of Abingdon in the background, and the Carfax Conduit in the left middle distance; after Farington; plate 17 to the first volume of "A History of the River Thames" within 'A History of the Principal Rivers of Great Britain' (1794). 1793. Hand-coloured etching and aquatint, printed in brown ink.

Inscription

Lettered below image with title, production detail: "J. Farington R. A. delt.", "J. C. Stadler sculpt.", publication line: "Pub. June 1. 1793, by J. & J. Boydell, Shakspeare / Gallery Pall Mall. & Cheapside.", within image at bottom left: "JF"

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Location

Abingdon, Oxfordshire, England

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