Castle Howard in Yorkshire the Seat of the Rt Honourable the …

Hulsbergh after Colen Campbell (1676-1729). Castle Howard in Yorkshire the Seat of the Rt Honourable the Earl of Carlisle & c.

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Hulsbergh after Colen Campbell (1676-1729) Castle Howard in Yorkshire the Seat of the Rt Honourable the Earl of Carlisle & c.

An original engraving for 'Vitruvius Britannicus or The British Architect' by Colen Campbell, first edition, published London, c.1725. 382 x 525 mm.
An elevated prospect of Castle Howard, designed by Sir John Vanbrugh for the 3rd Earl of Carlisle. Construction began in 1701, and it took over 100 years to complete. From 1845 until the 1950's the estate was served by its own railway station.
In addition to its most famous appearances in film as Brideshead in both the 1981 television serial and 2008 film adaptations of Evelyn Waugh's novel Brideshead Revisited, Castle Howard has been used as a backdrop for a number of other cinematic and television settings.

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