Wilton House

Picturesque Views of Seats of Great Britain and Ireland

240 Illustrations

Beautiful images of country mansions set in idyllic landscapes.

In 1880, author F.O. Morris partnered with illustrator Alexander Lydon and printer Benjamin Fawcett to compile A Series of Picturesque Views of Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland. The six-volume set comprises detailed illustrations of country mansions in idyllic surrounding landscapes accompanied by descriptions of their architecture, artworks adorning the interior, owners’ lineage, and geography.

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A journey across Great Britain and Ireland

This reproduction was created in an effort to breathe new life into an aging classic and make it more widely available.

The illustrations and their descriptions are reproduced here in their entirety with added extras to aid in perusal including interactive maps and a catalogue of the unique features portrayed in each image.

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Unique posters

Decorate your walls with a complete collection.

Illustrations have been compiled into unique displays of similarity, sets, maps, and more.

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