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The 1860s saw the opening up of photography to the masses, an art form invented in the last years of the 1830s as the preserve of a few scientists and experts, and this expansion of the medium allowed the layman's involvement in the medium as never before. These views of Cambridge focus primarily on the University's great mediaeval colleges untouched by the additions, renovations and accretions of the twentieth century, but also document the uncluttered nature of the city itself in the third quarter of the nineteenth century.

Sprouting gargoyles vie for attention with gothic pinnacles, graceful bridges reflect themselves in the River Cam, and top-hatted gentlemen stroll through the snowy lanes of winter while labourers, messengers and apprentices confront the camera's gaze.

Albumen prints were the common currency for photography for over thirty years during the middle part of the nineteenth century. Egg albumen was used to coat the paper and this with the use of glass plate negatives results in the extraordinary range of tone and fine detail of the images. Albumen, more commonly known as egg white was mixed with sodium chloride and coated onto the paper. The Albumen paper was then coated with silver nitrate, immediately before printing to give the finished print a glossy surface, which appealed more to nineteenth century taste than the matt surfaces of other processes.

All c. 1880, albumen prints, within mounts, average size 19 x 27 cm., some titled and dated below the image, each £35-£50, please enquire.


Caius College


Caius College, corner of King's Parade
Albumen print
c. 1880

£40
(within mount)

Christ's College Gatehouse


Christ's College Gatehouse
Albumen print
c. 1880

£40
(within mount)

Caius College. Gate of Honour


Caius College, Gate of Honour
Albumen print
c. 1880

£40
(within mount)


Trinity College


Great Gate, Trinity College
Albumen print
c. 1880

£40
(within mount)

Christ's College Gatehouse


Christ's College Gatehouse
Albumen print
c. 1880

£40
(within mount)

Caius College, Gate of Honour


Caius College, Gate of Honour
Albumen print
c. 1880

£40
(within mount)

Blaeu. Map of Huntingdonshire


Blaeu, Joan and Willem
Hvntingdonensis Comitatus; Huntingdonshire
c.
1645
390 x 480mm.
Copper engraving with contemporary hand-colouring

£450 (framed)


C & J. Greenwood. Map of the county of Huntingdon


Greenwood, C & J.
Map of the county of Huntingdon
1830
57 x 68 cm.
engraved map, contemporary hand colouring with title, table, hundreds and view of Kimbolton Castle

SOLD


Archibald Fullarton. Cambridgeshire


Archibald Fullarton
Cambridgeshire
c.
1843
Engraved map with vignette view of King's College chapel, Library and Senate House engd. by R. Scott
Later hand colouring
270 x 215 mm.

£60 (within mount)


Seller, Grose. Cambridgeshire


Francis Grose and John Seller
Cambridgeshire

Copper engraving with later hand colouring
c. 1787
letterpress description to verso of sheet
125 x 155mm. (map); trimmed

£45 (within mount)


David Loggan. Bird's Eye view of Cambridge


Loggan prints of Cambridge:

David Loggan (1635-1692)
Habitus Academici in Universitate Cantabrigiensi pro sortis, gradus, aut Muneris ratione gestandi, sive in quotidiano convictu, sive in Conven: Publicus &c.

Copper engraving
[second Henry Overton edition c. 1715 with the plate number]
355 x 433 mm (pl.); 430 x 554 (sheet)

Engraving (after Loggan): 34 figures in 3 rows showing various academic robes. An uncommon Loggan in fresh condition minus some light scattered foxing mostly to margins, no staining.

£650 (framed)


David Loggan. Corpus Christi College, Cambridge


David Loggan (1635-1692)
Coll. Corporis Christi & Beatae Maria
Copper engraving
[second Henry Overton edition c. 1715 with the plate number]
355 x 433 mm (pl.); 430 x 554 (sheet)

An uncommon Loggan of Corpus Christi, Cambridge in fresh condition minus some light scattered foxing mostly below mount, no staining.

£650 (framed)


Harraden. King's College


Elizabeth Byrne after R. B. Harraden
The Hall, King's College
Copper engraving, 1809
[Published Jan 20th 1809 by R. Harraden & Son Cambridge & by R. Cribb & Son 288 Holborn, London]
130 x 202 mm (image), trimmed.

£60
(within mount)


Sauel Rawle. King's College Chapel


Samuel Rawle (1771-1860) after I. L. Bond
South Entrance porch to Kings College Chapel, Cambridge, Engraved by
S. Rawle, from a drawing made by I. L. Bond

Copper engraving, later hand colouring
1805
195 x 145 mm. (image.); 280 x 210mm. (sheet)

£50 (within mount)


Christina M. C. Sherriff. The Market Square, Cambridge


Christina M. C. Sherriff
The Market Square - Cambridge
1930
Etching
Signed, titled and dated by the artist in pencil
14.5 x 10.5 cm. (pl.)
21.5 x 17 cm. (sheet)

SOLD


George Dean. Along King's Parade


George Dean (British, 20th Century)
Along King’s Parade
Pen and ink on paper, signed and titled by the artist
19 x 25cm. (image)

SOLD

George Dean. St. John's College - Cambridge


George Dean (British, 20th Century)
St. John's College - Cambridge
Pen and ink on paper, signed and titled by the artist
19 x 25.5cm. (image)

SOLD


George Dean. King's College Chapel


George Dean (British, 20th Century)
King's College Chapel
Pen and ink on paper, signed and titled by the artist
19 x 25.5cm. (image)

SOLD


George Dean. Peterhouse - Cambridge


George Dean (British, 20th Century)
Peterhouse - Cambridge
Pen and ink on paper, signed and titled by the artist
19 x 25.5cm. (image)

SOLD


George Dean. North View from Gt. St. Mary’s Tower


George Dean (British, 20th Century)
North View from Gt. St. Mary’s Tower

Pen and ink on paper, signed and titled by the artist
25.5 x 41cm. (image)

SOLD


A. Brunet Debaines. The Senate House and University Library


A. L. Brunet-Debaines (French, 1845-1935)
The Senate House and University Library
1889
Etching
Signed and dated in the plate
34.5 x 24.5 cm. (sheet)

£115 (framed)


H. Toussaint. The Lodge, Queens College


C. H. Toussaint (French, 1849-1911)
The Lodge, Queen's College
1880
Etching
Signed and dated in the plate
24.5 x 34.5 cm. (sheet)

£55 (within mount)


H. Toussaint. Christ's College Garden


C. H. Toussaint (French, 1849-1911)
Christ's College, Garden
1880
Etching
Signed and dated in the plate
24.5 x 34.5 cm. (sheet)

£55 (within mount)


M. Oliver Rae. Magdalene College Cambridge


R Warwick
Emmanuel College, Cambridge
Etching on wove paper
Signed and titled by the artist in pencil
150 x 205mm. (pl.); 225 x 297mm. (sheet)

£120 (framed in oak)


M. Oliver Rae. Christ's College Gate, Cambridge


Mabel Oliver Rae (British, fl. 1850-1900)
Christ's College Gate, Cambridge
c.
1920
Etching on wove paper
Signed and titled by the artist in pencil
additionally initialled in the plate
28 x 18.5cm. (pl.)

£145
(framed)


Ackermann. Hall of Queen's College


Hall of Queen's College
Engraved by J. Bluck after A. Pugin
hand coloured aquatint
1815
21 x 27.5cm.

£150


Ackermann. St John's Library


St John's Library
Engraved by D. Havell after W. Westall
hand coloured aquatint
1815
21 x 27.5cm.

£150


Ackermann. Chapel of St John's College


Chapel of St John's College
Engraved by J. C. Stadler after F. Mackenzie
hand coloured aquatint
1815
27.5 x 21cm.

SOLD


Ackermann. Chapel of Caius College


Chapel of Caius College
Engraved by J.Stadler after F. Mackenzie
hand coloured aquatint
1815
27.5 x 21cm.

£150


Ackermann. Clare Hall Chapel


Clare Hall Chapel
Engraved by J.Stadler after F. Mackenzie
hand coloured aquatint
1815
27.5 x 21cm.

£150


Ackermann. Chapel of Benet College


Chapel of Benet College
Engraved by D. Havell after W. Westall
hand coloured aquatint
1815
21 x 27.5cm.

£150


Ackermann. St. Mary's Church


St. Mary's Church
Engraved by D. Havell after A. Pugin
hand coloured aquatint
1815
27 x 21cm.

£325 (framed)


Ackermann. Trinity Church


Trinity Church
Engraved by D. Havell after A. Pugin
hand coloured aquatint
1815
27 x 21cm.

SOLD


Ackermann. Magdalene College


Magdalen College Library
Engraved by J. Stadler after W. Westall
hand coloured aquatint
1815
21 x 27.5cm.

£250 (framed)


Ackermann. Court of King's College


Court of King's College
F. Mackenzie after D. Havell
hand coloured aquatint
1814
21 x 27.5cm.

£250 (framed)


Ackermann. Prison and Castle from the Huntingdon Road


Prison and Castle from the Huntingdon Road
Engraved by J. C. Stadler after W. Westall
hand coloured aquatint
1814
21 x 27.5cm.

£220 (within mount)


Ackermann. Hall of Sidney College


Hall of Sidney College
Engraved by D. Havell after A. Pugin
hand coloured aquatint
1815
21 x 27.5cm.

£120


Ackermann. Public Library & Senate House


Public Library & Senate House
Engraved by F. Mackenzie after J. Stadler
hand coloured aquatint
1814
21 x 27.5cm.

SOLD


Ackermann. Colonnade under Trinity Library


Colonnade under Trinity Library
Engraved by J. Stadler after W. Westall
hand coloured aquatint
1815
21 x 27.5cm.

£250 (framed)


Ackermann. Chapel of Emanuel College


Chapel of Emanuel College
Engraved by J.C. Stadler after A. Pugin
hand coloured aquatint
1815
21 x 27.5cm.

£150


Ackermann. St. Sepulchres, The Round Church


St Sepulchres, The Round Church
Engraved by J. Hill after A. Pugin
hand coloured aquatint
1814
27.5 x 21cm.

£200


Ackermann. St. Sepulchres, The Round Church


St Sepulchres, The Round Church
Engraved by J. Hill after A. Pugin
hand coloured aquatint
1814
21 x 27.5cm.

£150


Ackermann. Public Library


Public Library
Engraved by D. Havell after F. Mackenzie
hand coloured aquatint
1814
21 x 27.5cm.

£120


Ackermann. Senate House


Senate House
Engraved by D. Havell after A. Pugin
hand coloured aquatint
1815
21 x 27.5cm.

SOLD


Ackermann. Chapel of Magdalen College


Chapel of Magdalen College
Engraved by J. Bluck after F. Mackenzie
hand coloured aquatint
1815
21 x 27.5cm.

£120


Ackermann. Law School


Law School
Engraved by J. C. Stadler after F. Mackenzie
hand coloured aquatint
1814
21 x 27.5cm.

£120


Ackermann. Theatre of Anatomy


Theatre of Anatomy
Engraved by J. C. Stadler after A. Pugin
hand coloured aquatint
1815
27.5 x 21cm.

£150


Ackermann. Chapel of Trintiy College


Chapel of Trinity College
Engraved by J. Bluck after F. Mackenzie
hand coloured aquatint
1814
27.5 x 21cm.

£120


Le Keux. St. John's College

John Le Keux (1783-1846)
after Frederick Mackenzie (1787-1854)
Part of the New Buildings - St. John's College
hand coloured engraving
c. 1845
15.5 x 10 cm. (image); 22.2 x 14 cm. (sheet)

£45
(within mount, with wash border)

Le Keux. St. John's College

John Le Keux (1783-1846)
after Frederick Mackenzie (1787-1854)
New Buildings of St. John's College
hand coloured engraving
c. 1845
10 x 15.5 cm. (image); 14 x 22.2 cm. (sheet)

£45 (within mount, with wash border)

Le Keux. St. Botolph's Church

John Le Keux (1783-1846)
after Frederick Mackenzie (1787-1854)
St. Botolph's Church
hand coloured engraving
c. 1845
10 x 15.5 cm. (image); 14 x 22.2 cm. (sheet)

£40 (within mount)

Le Keux. The new Fitzwilliam Museum

John Le Keux (1783-1846)
after Frederick Mackenzie (1787-1854)
The new Fitzwilliam Museum
hand coloured engraving
c. 1840
10 x 15.5 cm. (image); 14 x 22.2 cm. (sheet)

£35 (within mount)

H. M. Brock. Cambridge Backs

Henry Matthew Brock RI (British, 1875-1960)
Cambridge Backs
pencil on board
signed and dated 1910 by the artist
(additionally signed with address to reverse)
31 x 38cm. (sheet)
SOLD
(Click on image for artist's page)


David Gentleman. King's College

David Gentleman RDI FRCA SWE (British, b. 1930)
King's College, Cambridge
lithograph in colours
signed and numbered 165/200 by the artist in pencil
54.5 x 67.5 cm. (sheet)

£300
(Click on image for artist's page)


Andy English. Lining Up Through Clare Bridge

Andy English SWE (British, b. 1956)
Lining Up Through Clare Bridge
Wood engraving on Zerkall mouldmade paper
signed, titled and numbered from edition of 100
105 x 80mm. (image); 265 x 195mm. (sheet)

£55
(Click on image for artist's page)


Bill Everett. Early morning, The backs

Bill Everett (British, b. 1930)
Cambridgeshire related oils

(Click on image for artist's page)

Joan Jeans. Swans on the Cam II

Joan Jeans (British, b. 1947)
Cambridgeshire related etchings

(Click on image for artist's page)

Paul Hawdon. King's College Chapel

Paul Hawdon RE (British, b. 1953)
Cambridge etchings

(Click on image for artist's page)



Rosemary Myers. Cambridge Punts

Rosemary Myers (British)

Cambridge Punts (2010)
Linocut, signed, titled and numbered from edition of 25
16.5 x 28cm. (image)
£80 (within mount)

(Click here for artist's page)

Alan Stuttle. King's College, the Backs

Alan Stuttle NDD, RCA (British b. 1939)
King's College, the Backs
1996
watercolour over pencil on paper
signed
28 x 37 cm.
SOLD

(Click on image for artist's page)



Gareth Watson. Little Mary's Lane

Gareth Watson (British, b. 1953)
Cambridge Watercolours

(Click on image for artist's page)





Charles Cooper. Memorials of Cambridge

 

 

 

 

 

Thomas Cox. Cambridgeshire


Books relating to Cambridge:

[004368] Cooper, Charles Henry. Memorials of Cambridge. Cambridge: William Metcalfe, 1860. New Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Half-Leather. Very Good / N/A. 3 volumes, 138 steel engravings, 90 wood engravings, 17 etchings, and 31 pasted photographs (by Frith and Ernest Edwards), some light scattered spotting and foxing primarily to margins of plates, handsomely recently bound in brown morocco-backed marbled boards, spines with red lettering-pieces, tooled in gilt and blind. £900.00

[003584] Coulton, G[eorge] G[ordon]. Art and the Reformation.
Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1928. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original Cloth. Inscribed By Author. Very Good / No Jacket. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR AND DATED 1928 'In grateful acknowledgement', on the f.f.e.p., plain plates, illustrations in the text, blue cloth (in mylar), spine lettered in gilt, head of spine slightly frayed, outer edges of pages a little browned, endpapers with faint spotting. AN INSCRIBED COPY of G. G. Coulton's seminal book on art and the reformation. The author was a medieval historian and fellow of Trinity College Cambridge. £60.00

Cox, Rev. Thomas. Cambridgeshire. Extracted from Magna Britannia. With a folding map of Cambridgeshire by Robert Morden, pages numbered 226-270 + leaf of distance table, marbled paper wraps. [London: E. and R. Nutt, c.1720]. Includes sections on: the various Hundreds; Natural History; Ecclesiastical History, etc. £85.00



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