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drawing / album

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    SL,5270.2

  • Description

    Verso: The village of Pomeiooc (l half), leaf from a volume (now consisting of 113 leaves of drawings), associated with John White; at centre figures around a fire, houses and pallisade encircling the village Watercolour, with pen and brown ink, heightened with white (oxidised)

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1585-1593
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 370 millimetres
    • Width: 250 millimetres (max)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Inscribed in several seventeenth and eighteenth century hands with descriptions of the volume Verso inscribed: "POME[IOOC]" and numbered: "1"
  • Curator's comments

    For the album from which this is taken, see curatorial comment for BM SL-5270.1.
    It is a version of the watercolour of this village by John White, for a discussion of which see 1906,0509.1.8.

  • Bibliography

    • Hulton & Quinn 1964 1(ci) bibliographic details
    • Binyon 1898-1907 3(1) bibliographic details
    • Hulton & Quinn 1964 34(b) bibliographic details
    • Croft-Murray 1960 78(2) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (199.a.3)

  • Exhibition history

    1965 Jan 30-Feb 22, NGC, Washington, John White, no.36
    1965 26 Feb-14 Mar, NC Mus of Art, Raleigh, John White, no. 36
    1965 17 Mar-5 Apr, NY, Pierpont Morgan Libr, John White, no. 36
    2007 Mar-Jun, BM, 'A New World:...', no.9
    2007/8 Oct-Jan, Raleigh, North Carolina Mus of History, 'A New World:...'
    2008 Mar-Jun, New Haven, Yale Center for British Art, 'A New World:...'
    2008 Jul-Oct, Williamsburg, Jamestown Settlement, 'A New World:...'
    2013/14 Oct-Mar, Exeter, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, West Country to World's End.

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1753

  • Acquisition notes

    See Acq.Hist in BM SL-5270.1. Transferred from the Department of Manuscripts.

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    SL,5270.2

Verso: The village of Pomeiooc (l half), leaf from a volume (now consisting of 113 leaves of drawings), after John White; at centre figures around a camp fire, huts and fencing encircling the village Watercolour, with pen and brown ink, heightened with wh

Verso

Verso: The village of Pomeiooc (l half), leaf from a volume (now consisting of 113 leaves of drawings), after John White; at centre figures around a camp fire, huts and fencing encircling the village Watercolour, with pen and brown ink, heightened with wh

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