Clunkokvaur Abbey Published 1742
CLUNOKVAUR ABBEY CAERNARVONWales by Samuel & Nathaniel Buck
Method: Copper plate engraved
Creator: Drawn and Engraved by Samuel & Nathaniel Buck
Published: Published London 1742.
Condition: Good crisp impression on laid paper, dated in the plate, later hand colour
Approx engraved area: Approx. 14.5" x 7.5" (370mm x 195mm) to the clear plate mark.
Notes: Engraving with historical notes and dedication to the Principals and Fellows of Jesus College in Oxford. Samuel & Nathaniel Buck began their task of creating a visual record of ancient monuments in England and Wales in 1726. "Buck's Views" as they were called are 428 views of the ruins of all noted abbeys, castles, together with four views of seats and eighty-three large general views of the chief cities and towns of England and Wales.