This is Plate # 53; View of the Gothic screen in Westminster Abbey, in the chapel of Edward the Confessor; the high vaults of the nave in background; illustration to Ackermann's 'The History of Westminster Abbey'. 1812 Hand-colored aquatint and etching Measurements less frame and matting: Height 9.2" Width 11.614" Inscription Content Lettered below image with title, and production detail: "F. Mackenzie delt / G. Lewis sculpt." and publication line: "Publish'd March 1 1812 for R. Ackermann's Westmr. Abbey, at 101 Strand London". At top right "Plate 53". Another example from the collection of Ackermann's Westminster Abbey can be found at the British Museum, London.

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18ʺW × 0.82ʺD × 16.12ʺH


Early 19th Century

Condition Notes

Water damage at top of right of matting as well a nick in the right corner of the frame as photographed. The print is in very good condition though. less


English Traditional, Religious

Place of Origin



Aquatint, Etching, Glass, Gold, Paper, Wood

Art Subject

Architecture, Interiors