Hitchin Priory & The Biggin Almshouse by F L Griggs

Griggs was born in Hitchin and concentrated on his hometown and surroundings in his early etchings.


Details

Medium:
Pen & drawing on paper; print
Dimensions:
47.5 x 36.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£330 ( Total: £1,100)
Acquired in:
2007
Vendor:
Jennings Fine Art

He is best known for his illustrations in the Highways and Byways Series of Books, published between 1902 and 1918. The two drawings are original drawings for the Hertfordshire edition. The acquisition includes a further print of 'The Biggin Almshouse'.

Provenance

Gordon House estate; Jennings Fine Art.

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