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Object: South West View of Beccles Church Suffolk
Series: A Set of Etchings Illustrative of Beccles Church and other Suffolk Antiquities
Plate 1; view of a Gothic church in a graveyard, from the south-west, with three large windows with pointed arches in the west entrance, an angled tower at the join between the west and south porch, and a massive, buttressed tower standing free on the right; proof before letters, with scratches still visible in the plate margins. 1818
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Height: 263 millimetres
Width: 328 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Davy published ten etchings entitled 'A Set of Etchings Illustrative of Beccles Church and other Suffolk Antiquities' in 1818; he then re-published these, with a further 60 etchings as an enlarged 'Series of Etchings Illustrative of the Architectural Antiquities of Suffolk' in 1827; information about the series has been taken from copies of the publication details, descriptive indexes and advertisements of both, bound together in the BM; see Pp.7.3.
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- Acquisition notes
- 1853,0112.1338 to 2335 is a collection of engraved portraits of persons connected with Suffolk formed by David Elisha Davy, as part of his collections on the history of Suffolk which were purchased by the Department of Manuscripts in 1852. The portraits were transferred to the Department of Prints and Drawings in 1853.
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