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Queen’s gate, at Caernarvon.

Published: London. 1778

Stock code: 70012

Price: £36

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An exquisite, small copperplate view of the Queen’s gate at Caenarvon Castle in North Wales – engraved by Watts, after Paul Sandby, one of the founders of the Royal Academy. The Normans had originally built a hasty ‘Motte-and-Bailey’ castle in order to secure the region late in the eleventh century, however it is King Edward I (‘Longshanks’) that was responsible for the fine castle we see and enjoy to this day.

Size:205 265 mm. Copperplate engraving Fine condition.

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