COVENTRY.

OLD AND NEW

Reference Number:- Sprake Number:- Godden Number:-
st 96 STG130 8
 

Single silk with principal image of Coventry Cathedral (old) and 6 other Coventry views
the image of this silk picture was kindly donated by Ian Sharp, Great Britain
Woven on silk:-
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[image]
 
BLUE COAT SCHOOL
 
 
 
 
[image]
 
FREE LIBRARY
[image]
 
 
ST MARYS HALL
 
 
 
 
[image]
 
 
KING HENRY VIII SCHOOL
[image]
 
 
FORDS HOSPITAL
 
[image]
 
 
BABLAKE HOSPITAL
 
 
 
 
 
[image of
Coventry Cathedral]

 
Printed at bottom of card-mount:-
 
WOVEN IN PURE SILK BY T. STEVENS, COVENTRY
 

COVENTRY.
OLD AND NEW.

 

Size:
Card-mount:
cm deep by cm wide

silk:
cm high by cm wide

Comments:
by Austin Sprake:
Depicts Coventry Cathedral and six other City views. 

by Geoffrey Godden:
A small upright Stevengraph showing the old Coventry Cathedral (bombed in the Second World War) with smaller, named views of the Blue Coat School [top left], Free Library [top right], St. Mary's Hall [middle left], King Henry VIII School [middle right], Fords Hospital [bottom left] and Bablake Hospital [bottom right].
This subject is first listed (amongst the portraits) on label 23+26+2 of c. 1887 and appears with WARWICKSHIRE, OLD AND NEW [see st 596 on this site] with which it forms a convenient pair. COVENTRY, OLD AND NEW is normally found on card-mount C2. It also occurs in postcard form.

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