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The entrance of Warwick Castle from the lower court

The entrance of Warwick Castle from the lower court

Engraver: Sandby, P

Medium: Aquatint with etching

Date: 1776

Shelfmark: Ktop XLII

Item number: 88-e-2

Genre: Topographical Print

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Daniel Defoe visited Warwick in the early 18th century and commented: "The castle is a fine building, beautiful both by situation and its decoration; it stands on a solid rock of free-stone…overlooks a beautiful country, and sees the Avon running at the foot of the precipice, at above 50 foot perpendicular hight: the building is old, but several times repair'd and beautify'd by several owners, and 'tis now a very agreeable place."

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