Folkington in the County of Sussex
Rare engraving, platemark 130 x 165mm (5 x 6½"). Very large margins; unfolded state; Collector's stamp of Robert Johannes Meyer verso.
Folkington Manor in Sussex, which at the time this plate was published had just been inherited by William Dobell from the MP for Sussex Sir William Thomas (1641-1706). The house shown here was demolished c.1820, although elements still survive on the site were the new Folkington Manor was built in 1843. Plate from James Beverell's Les Delices de la Grande Bretagne et de L'Irlande. Formerly in the collection of Robert Johannes Meyer (1882-1976), Hamburg lawyer and print collector.
[Ref: 38542] £50.00