Caxton's House in the Almonry, Westminster

Caxton's House in the Almonry, Westminster

Tradition says that William Caxton (c1412-1491) set up the first printing press in England in the Almonry of Westminster Abbey in 1472; the house was demolished in 1845, as were the other buildings of the Almonry

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Image ID :
2578433
Image type :
Engraving
Published :
1827
Author :
Cooke, G.
Collection :
Source :
Cooke, G.: Views in London and its vicinity, 1834
Credit :
Institution of Civil Engineers
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