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Trinity Hall, Cambridge

Trinity Hall, Cambridge

Engraver: Cartwright, J.

Medium: Aquatint

Date: 1799

Shelfmark: K Top Vol. 8

Item number: 50k

Length: 15.9

Width: 23.2

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Print

View of a Trinity Hall, Cambridge from the street. It was founded in 1350 by William Bateman, Bishop of Norwich. In 1742-5 the medieval Principal Court was faced with stone by James Borough. This print shows the east side of the court. It has a new entrance onto the street. The ground floor windows are circular and the rectangular upper floor windows are similar to the internal courtyard windows. The range is crowned with a pediment with a carving showing the arms of the college.

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