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The entrance of Warwick Castle from the Lower Court

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1872,0713.488

  • Title (object)

    • The entrance of Warwick Castle from the Lower Court
  • Description

    Warwick Castle to left with a square gatehouse joining the outer and inner walls, a polygonal tower to the right of it, two tall towers behind and a cluster of round towers seen between the trees in the left foreground, where a man disentangles a kite caught on a branch for a little boy, a church in the background to right and a man carrying a plant-pot across the grass in the foreground to right; the second of a set of four plates. 1776
    Etching and aquatint

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1776
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 328 millimetres (trimmed)
    • Width: 451 millimetres (trimmed)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below the image with the title, and "P. Sandby Fecit. / Publish'd Jany. 1776. by J Boydell Cheapside."; plate number 'No. 2' above the image trimmed away.
  • Curator's comments

    See 1904,0819.746 and Hermann cat. no. 105.

  • Bibliography

    • Gunn 2015 210 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Imp)

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1872

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1872,0713.488

Warwick Castle to left with a square gatehouse joining the outer and inner walls, a polygonal tower to the right of it, two tall towers behind and a cluster of round towers seen between the trees in the left foreground, where a man disentangles a kite caught on a branch for a little boy, a church in the background to right and a man carrying a plant-pot across the grass in the foreground to right; the second of a set of four plates.  1776  Etching and aquatint

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Warwick Castle to left with a square gatehouse joining the outer and inner walls, a polygonal tower to the right of it, two tall towers behind and a cluster of round towers seen between the trees in the left foreground, where a man disentangles a kite caught on a branch for a little boy, a church in the background to right and a man carrying a plant-pot across the grass in the foreground to right; the second of a set of four plates. 1776 Etching and aquatint

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