Forton - Aqualate Hall: engraving

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Date:1653 - 1686 (c.)

Description:Showing a Tudor house with four gables and two bays, within a railed courtyard with pillars, surmounted by stone busts.Inscribed 'To the Worpll. the learned and ingenious Gent. EDWIN SKRYMSHER of AQUALATE Esq. This 20 Table being ye N. N. West Prospect of AQUALATE House as a thankfull acknowledgment of his singular favours is gratefully dedicated by R.P.L.L.D.'

Drawn and engraved by Michael Burghers for Robert Plot's 'Natural History of Staffordshire', first published in 1686.

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Donor ref:SV-VII.106a (45/9188)

Source: William Salt Library

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