Newstead Abbey

Item Info

Item No: pdcj00004
Title: Newstead Abbey
Media Type: Lithographs
Source: Print and Picture Collection - Jackson Collection of American Lithographs

From The Atlantic Souvenir. Christmas and New Year's Offering 1828. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Carey. (Published May, 1827. Vol. 3, opposite p. 144).

Newstead Abbey, best known as the former home of the poet Lord Byron, was originally an Augustinian priory founded by Henry II in about 1170. In 1540, Henry VIII granted Newstead to the Byron family who converted it into their family home.  (


Creation Year: 1827
Image Dimensions Width: 7 cm
Creator Name: Swett, Moses (act. 1826-1827) - Artist
Lith. of Pendleton (Boston) - Lithographer