By J. J. Smith (editor)
The collage of Cambridge has regularly encouraged artists and writers, and those luxurious volumes from 1840 painting a few of its most vital ancient constructions, associations and other people. every one quantity encompasses a choice of essays, anecdotes, poems and memories at the faculties, museums, gardens, streets and personality of town, in addition to historic essays at the Boat Race and collage instructing. the various illustrations of significant points of interest and demanding perspectives, equivalent to the Backs, the river Cam and Grantchester meadows, comprise works through or after numerous famous artists, engraver Charles George Lewis and panorama painter John Murray Ince between them. With participants drawn from a few of the schools, the volumes contain a lot fascinating fabric at the historical past and customs of the collage as much as 1840. This miscellany is a perfect present or collector's merchandise for all these drawn to the college of Cambridge.