Samuel Sparrow (active 1770 – 1806) after Henry Barker (1774 – 1856)

Downing College, Cambridge (1812)



31 x 43 cm

A copy of this engraving is held by the British Museum.

An early nineteenth-century engraving of Downing College, with building materials in the foreground and elegantly dressed figures, including two scholars, strolling in the College’s grounds.

The Cambridge University Almanack was an annual almanac published by the Cambridge University Press. It traditionally included engravings or lithographs of the University and information about the upcoming year.

Condition: generally good, except loss to left hand side.

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