[An old English garden of the seventeenth century]

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William Russell Sedgfield
[An old English garden of the seventeenth century]
[London? : s.n., 1849?]
wood engraving
image: approx. 57 x 77 mm; sheet: 125 x 166 mm
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
From the library of Gordon N. Ray.

Inscribed by Sedgfield in pencil at foot: Please not to put quite so much white on the blocks-it is very troublesome in engraving-I may also remark that the wood is often too bad for such fine work- W.R.S.


India paper proof of a wood engraved vignette by W.R. Sedgfield after a design by F.W. Hulme or J. Franklin for "An old English garden of the seventeenth century," by Sir W. Temple, published in Leigh Hunt's A book for a corner, or, selections in prose and verse from authors the best suited to that mode of enjoyment ... / by Leigh Hunt ; illustrated with eighty wood engravings, from designs by F.W. Hulme and J. Franklin. London : Chapman and Hall, 1849, v. 2, p. 196.
Title supplied by cataloger.


Illustration shows a garden with trees, steps, fountains, figures, and statues.