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Image of West Elevation of York Minster

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John Landseer
English (active ca 1765 - 1852) Primary

John Roffe
(active ) Primary



West Elevation of York Minster

1796
Engraving

27 15/16 in. x 19 13/16 in. (71 cm x 50.3 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: VP.420
Geography: Europe, England
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Engravings
Culture/Nationality: English
Collection: Drexel–Van Pelt Collection

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  • architecture
  • cathedrals - Churches that are the principal church of a diocese, serving as the seat of the bishop, or of the archbishop, primate, patriarch, or pope of the diocese. They are generally grandiose structures and house the "cathedra," which is the throne of the bishop.
  • English - Refers to the culture of the modern country of England, or in general to cultures that have occupied the southern part of the island of Great Britain, usually excluding Wales. It may refer to the the culture of the Angles, one of the Teutonic peoples who settled in Britain in fifth century CE. The term is occasionally used to refer to the culture of the entire nation of the United Kingdom, although technically England is an administrative subdivision of the United Kingdom.
  • engravings - Prints on paper incorporating impressions of a reverse design created on a printing plate, usually copper, into which the design has been incised (engraved) using burins or gravers. Historically, "engravings" has sometimes been incorrectly used to refer to all prints, regardless of the specific technique. For prints made from designs engraved on a flat wooden block, use "wood cuts"; for prints made from a plate that is etched rather than engraved, use "etchings."

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