Image title: Edgar’s Gateway, Worcester

Taken from Creighton, Mandell: “The Story of Some English Shires” (1897)

Status: Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free stock image for all purposes usage credit requested

Notes: The engraving (signed Whymper) is of Edgar Tower, also known as St Mary’s Gate, an arched and defended stone tower guarding a gateway in the city wall. It was thought to have been build in the 10th Century by Edgar, but in fact is now believed to be slightly more recent (14th century). Some statues were added since this engraving was made. Edward Whymper is the name of an English wood engraver, and I am guessing that’s who engraved this picture.


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