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The Southwest Prospect of the University, and City of Oxford: Buck 1731

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  • Title: The Southwest Prospect of the University, and City of Oxford
  • Author: Samuel and Nathaniel Buck
  • Date: 1731
  • Medium: Hand-colored copperplate engraving
  • Condition: Very Good - age toning/ discoloration around image, fold in center as issued, 
  • Inches: 32 1/2 x 12 3/4 [Image]
  • Centimeters:  82.55 x 32.39 [Image]
  • Product ID: 1726

View of the City of Oxford and surrounding countryside. Includes descriptive text below which remarks on the city and university's history, as well as notable landmarks, scholars, and citizens from the vicinity. Contains a numbered legend which lists major buildings and structures such as Oxford Castle, the Sheldonian Theater, Clarendon House (the university publishing house and precursor to Oxford University Press), and Trinity, Wadham, Exeter, Jesus, New, All Souls, Queens, Christ Church, Corpus Christi, Merton, and Magdalen Colleges.