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The Blacksmith and Knife Grider with a distant of Sir Ricd Worsleys Pavilion &c in Hyde Park 1780 / Ten Views of Encampments in Hyde-Park and Black-Heath (first series)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1904,0819.619

  • Title (object)

    • The Blacksmith and Knife Grider with a distant of Sir Ricd Worsleys Pavilion &c in Hyde Park 1780

    Title (series)

    • Ten Views of Encampments in Hyde-Park and Black-Heath (first series)
  • Description

    View in Hyde Park during the encampment; a knife grinder sits on his wooden frame between two trees, holding a knife to the whetstone on the right while a soldier turns a large wheel to propel it and a blacksmith works at his anvil behind them; with men and women sitting sewing to left, a mother stands with her children and a dog in the foreground and a man approaches from the right with a barrel of wood; tents in the background; plate III. 1780
    Outline etching printed in brownish ink

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1780
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 239 millimetres
    • Width: 300 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below the image with the title [as transcribed] and 'P. Sandby fecit'. Numbered in the lower right corner 'III'.
        Annotated in pencil on the recto 'The Armourers Forge of the South Hampshire Regiment'.
  • Curator's comments

    See 1904,0819.581 for state without 'III' in the lower right corner.
    For further details see 1904,0819.733.

  • Bibliography

    • Gunn 2015 357 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1904

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1904,0819.619

View in Hyde Park during the encampment; a knife grinder sits on his wooden frame between two trees, holding a knife to the whetstone on the right while a soldier turns a large wheel to propel it and a blacksmith works at his anvil behind them; with men and women sitting sewing to left, a mother stands with her children and a dog in the foreground and a man approaches from the right with a barrel of wood; tents in the background; plate III.  1780  Outline etching printed in brownish ink

Recto

View in Hyde Park during the encampment; a knife grinder sits on his wooden frame between two trees, holding a knife to the whetstone on the right while a soldier turns a large wheel to propel it and a blacksmith works at his anvil behind them; with men and women sitting sewing to left, a mother stands with her children and a dog in the foreground and a man approaches from the right with a barrel of wood; tents in the background; plate III. 1780 Outline etching printed in brownish ink

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