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Melbourne Castle

Melbourne Castle

Michelle writes: "My many walks by the ruins of the old castle in Melbourne, Derbyshire sparked my imagination to make this piece of work. My research uncovered a few precious facts. The castle was built in the early 1300's on slightly raised ground towards the east of the town, with records of it having a chapel, gatehouse, great chamber, bakehouse, drawbridge, turrets an multi-angular towers. There are stories too of royal visits: of King John whilst on a hunting trip, and of Elizabeth I in her search for a place to imprison Mary Queen of Scots. A fanciful engraving survives, made in the 19th century from an earlier drawing of 1602. A wonderful starting point for me."

  • Details

    A signed, limited edition of 250 giclée print on 310gsm 100% cotton rag paper, available in two sizes.

    Approximate dimensions:

    Small: image area: 31.5 x 27.5 cm, including  border:  40 x 36 cm.

    Large: image area: 66 x 56 cm, including  border:  77 x 68 cm.

    Please note: Print is sold unframed!

PriceFrom £75.00
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