Date inscription on a gateway in Worcester by John Cope

Date inscription on a gateway in Worcester

John Cope

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Date inscription on a gateway in Worcester

John Cope

Inscription of 975 AD and stonework details found on a gateway in Worcester, England [Edgar's Tower gateway?]. The text account notes that over the gate was the house occupied by Joseph Dougharty [surveyor]. From the manuscript copy of "Some considerations on the antiquity ad use of the Indian characters or figures", by John Cope. Not signed. Royal Society Register Book Original, vol.19 1734-1736, pp.155-160. The paper was read before the Royal Society on 8 May 1735. The image formed the illustrative plate to the printed paper of the same title in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol.39, 1735-1736, pp.131-135.

Original: ink and watercolour on paper. 1735

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