Antique print of Burnham Abbey, a house of Anglican nuns near Burnham in Buckinghamshire, England. It was originally founded as a house of Augustinian nuns, by Richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall. The Medieval community consisted of around twenty nuns at the outset, but was never especially wealthy and by the time of its dissolution in 1539 there were only ten. Antique copper-plate engraving dated in the plate June 19th; 1787. Size of engraved area 5x6ins. Price shown is ex VAT.