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Old Engravings of Chester

An ongoing project by Richard Nicholson to illustrate some of the many and various engraved and printed views of Chester published from the 17th century to the early 20th century

THE CITY

  •  Queen's Park and River from the Wishing Steps. Woodcut vignette published in 1857

    Queen's Park and River from the Wishing Steps. Woodcut vignette published in 1857

EASTGATE STREET

  •  Royal Hotel (now Grosvenor Hotel) Woodcut vignette published in 1857

    Royal Hotel (now Grosvenor Hotel) Woodcut vignette published in 1857

  •  Interior od the Row, Eastgate Street. and coloured lithograph.

    Interior od the Row, Eastgate Street. and coloured lithograph.

BRIDGE STREET

  •  Bridge Street. Lithograph. From Nature by G. Pickering. Published by John Seacome, Bookseller, Chester circa 1840

    Bridge Street. Lithograph. From Nature by G. Pickering. Published by John Seacome, Bookseller, Chester circa 1840

  •  Albion Hotel. Chambers Family Hotel. Letter heading with interesting illustration and details about this posting house

    Albion Hotel. Chambers Family Hotel. Letter heading with interesting illustration and details about this posting house

  •  Falcon Inn Bridge Street Lithograph by John Skinner Prout c.1845

    Falcon Inn Bridge Street Lithograph by John Skinner Prout c.1845

  •  Gammul House. Steel engraved view dated 1845. J. Romney. The Residence of Sir Francis Gammul 1645 and in which Charles I lodged during the Siege.

    Gammul House. Steel engraved view dated 1845. J. Romney. The Residence of Sir Francis Gammul 1645 and in which Charles I lodged during the Siege.

  •  Bridge Street Chester Allen fct Colmore Row Birminham. Allen Hand coloured steel engraving c.1830

    Bridge Street Chester Allen fct Colmore Row Birminham. Allen Hand coloured steel engraving c.1830

  •  Lower Bridge Street and Albion Hotel. Woodcut vignette published in 1857

    Lower Bridge Street and Albion Hotel. Woodcut vignette published in 1857

  •  Part of the West Side of Bridge Street. George Batenham. This is the later 1880 edition

    Part of the West Side of Bridge Street. George Batenham. This is the later 1880 edition

  •  Lower Bridge Street, looking Down. Lithograph drawn by W. Tasker and published by John Seacombe, Bookseller, Chester circa 1840

    Lower Bridge Street, looking Down. Lithograph drawn by W. Tasker and published by John Seacombe, Bookseller, Chester circa 1840

  •  Ancient Crypt c.1230. J. Romney c.1855 Possibly 12 Bridge Street where I spent many hours at Booklands

    Ancient Crypt c.1230. J. Romney c.1855 Possibly 12 Bridge Street where I spent many hours at Booklands

  •  Bridge Street Row, Chester. Lithograph drawn by W. Tasker. Published by John Seacombe. Published circa 1840

    Bridge Street Row, Chester. Lithograph drawn by W. Tasker. Published by John Seacombe. Published circa 1840

  •  Old Houses In Bridge Street Etching by George Cuitt

    Old Houses In Bridge Street Etching by George Cuitt

  •  Bridge Street. Photograph c.1890

    Bridge Street. Photograph c.1890

  •  Bridge Street. Lithograph. From Nature by G. Pickering. Published by John Seacome, Bookseller, Chester circa 1840

    Bridge Street. Lithograph. From Nature by G. Pickering. Published by John Seacome, Bookseller, Chester circa 1840

THE CASTLE

CHESTER CATHEDRAL

  •  Chester Cathdral from the Water Tower. C. Warren. From Winkle's Cathdrals circa 1842

    Chester Cathdral from the Water Tower. C. Warren. From Winkle's Cathdrals circa 1842

  •  Chester Cathedral The Cloisters. C. Warren. From Winkle's Cathdrals circa 1842.

    Chester Cathedral The Cloisters. C. Warren. From Winkle's Cathdrals circa 1842.

  •  Chester Cathedral S. W. View. C. Warren. From Winkle's Cathdrals circa 1842

    Chester Cathedral S. W. View. C. Warren. From Winkle's Cathdrals circa 1842

NORTHGATE STREET

  •  Northgate Street. Exchange, Fish and Vegetable Market, Chester. Lithograph frawn by G. Pickering and published by John Seacombe, Chester circa 1840.

    Northgate Street. Exchange, Fish and Vegetable Market, Chester. Lithograph frawn by G. Pickering and published by John Seacombe, Chester circa 1840.

  •  Northgate Street. Lithograph. Drawn by g. Pickering. Published by John Seacombe, Bookseller, Chester circa 1840.

    Northgate Street. Lithograph. Drawn by g. Pickering. Published by John Seacombe, Bookseller, Chester circa 1840.

  •  Part of the East Side of Northgate Street. George Batenham. Fist published c.1816. 1880 edition. Shows corner with Eastgate Street

    Part of the East Side of Northgate Street. George Batenham. Fist published c.1816. 1880 edition. Shows corner with Eastgate Street

  •  Part of the East Side of Northgate Street. George Batenham. Fist published c.1816. 1880 edition. Shows corner with Eastgate Street

    Part of the East Side of Northgate Street. George Batenham. Fist published c.1816. 1880 edition. Shows corner with Eastgate Street

  •  Northgate, and Bluecoat Hospital Woodcut vignette published in 1857

    Northgate, and Bluecoat Hospital Woodcut vignette published in 1857

WATERGATE STREET

  •  Old House in Watergate Street, 1593. George Cuitt. Etching published in 1855

    Old House in Watergate Street, 1593. George Cuitt. Etching published in 1855

  •  Watergate Street Row. (Looking Up) Chester. Lithograph by W. Tasker dated 1839. Published by John Seacombe, Bookseller, Chester

    Watergate Street Row. (Looking Up) Chester. Lithograph by W. Tasker dated 1839. Published by John Seacombe, Bookseller, Chester

  •  Watergate Street Row, Chester. North Side. Lithograph by T. Picken. Published by Seacombe and Harrison, Booksellers, Chester circa 1840

    Watergate Street Row, Chester. North Side. Lithograph by T. Picken. Published by Seacombe and Harrison, Booksellers, Chester circa 1840

  •  Watergate Row, South, Chester, Interior View. J. Mc. Gahey. Published by Minshull & Hughes, Eastgate Row, Chester.Tinted lithograph published circa 1875

    Watergate Row, South, Chester, Interior View. J. Mc. Gahey. Published by Minshull & Hughes, Eastgate Row, Chester.Tinted lithograph published circa 1875

  •  Watergate Street Row, Chester. G. Pickering / G/ Hawkins. Lithograph view published by Day and Son circa 1840

    Watergate Street Row, Chester. G. Pickering / G/ Hawkins. Lithograph view published by Day and Son circa 1840

  •  Derby House, Watergate Street, Chester. Date 1591. Published by J. Romney, Oulton Place, Chester, 1847

    Derby House, Watergate Street, Chester. Date 1591. Published by J. Romney, Oulton Place, Chester, 1847

THE WALLS AND TOWERS

  •  Phoenix Tower, from the Canal. Hand coloured woodcut vignette published in 1857

    Phoenix Tower, from the Canal. Hand coloured woodcut vignette published in 1857

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Old Engravings of Chester

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