Original 1846 Antique Henry Winkles Steel Engraving Collectible


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I am not sure of the origin or the uniqeness of this item. We picked it up from an estate sale from one of NYC's prominent wealthy neighborhoods.
It appears in very good condition, please view the photos
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Incredible intricate steel engraving from 1846. This is a print by draughtsman and engraver Henry Winkles. Winkles was an English architectural illustrator, engraver and printer, who, together with Karl Ludwig Frommel founded the first studio for steel engraving in Germany. 
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Henry Winkles[1]
1801–1860) was an English architectural illustrator,engraver
and printer, who, together with Karl Ludwig Frommel founded the first studio forsteel engraving in Germany.
In 1836, with Benjamin Winkles, he produced and helped to engrave three volumes of "Winkles's architectural and picturesque illustrations of the cathedral churches of England and Wales".[2]
This featured illustrators such asHablot Knight Browne
the famous "Phiz" of Charles Dickens fame) and architect Robert Garland (1808–1863), with text (and some engraving) byThomas Moule . These books helped to inspire the 19th centuryGothic revival
in architecture in Britain.
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