A fine antique engraved print illustrating Margan (Margam Abbey) in Port Talbot, Wales. Engraved by William Byrne. Watts from the drawing by Sir Richard Colt Hoare. Published by J & J Boydell, London and dated 1792. Image size 18 x 13 with good margins (overall print size 26 x 19cm). Excellent condition.
Sir Richard Colt Hoare (1758-1838) was descended from Sir Richard Hoare, Lord Mayor of London and Founder of the banking business C. Hoare & Co. He lived at Stourhead in Wiltshire and was an archeaologist and artist.
Publish Year: 1792
Illustrator: Hoare (Sir Richard Colt)