For the Year of our Lord God MDCCXLVI.

Oxford Almanack, The.

For the Year of our Lord God MDCCXLVI.

Description: copper-engraving, 505 x 460 to platemark, good margins, sometime folded for display of the engraving in a frame, the Almanack proper folded in

Publication Details: [Oxford: University Press], 1746

Notes: A design for St Mary's Hall, a subordinate establishment to Oriel College, incorporated into the college in 1902. The building was not executed. Top left, King Edward II, the founder; top right, Dr Dyke, the founder of scholarships at St Mary's Hall. Below them, on the left are Cardinal William Allen and Sir Thomas More, and on the right Erasmus and George Sandys. At the bottom, putti with books, telescope, globe, mathematical instruments and diagrams, representing the sciences, with the arms of the Earl of Arran (3rd Duke of Ormonde from November 1745), chancellor of the university and patron...more

Bibliography: (Petter p.64)

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Price: £750

Subject: History

Published Date: 1746

Stock Number: 67886

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