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Caxton's House in the Almonry, Westminster

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Caxton's House in the Almonry, Westminster

Engraving
1827

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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Reference
ID234
Image type
Published
1827
Author
Cooke, G.

Copyright

Source
Cooke, G.: Views in London and its vicinity, 1834
Credit
Institution of Civil Engineers

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