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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1883,1013.35

  • Description

    Water-break, Ilfracombe; hollow formed by subsidence of cliff above cove leaving two natural archways through which appear sea and distant mountains , figure standing under cliff to right stirring pool with a stick Watercolour and bodycolour over graphite

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1850s (circa)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 272 millimetres
    • Width: 376 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Inscribed: "G.R. Lewis"
  • Curator's comments

    See the comment for 1883,1013.34.

  • Bibliography

    • Binyon 1898-1907 6 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G90

  • Exhibition history

    2017 23 Feb-27 Aug, London, BM, G90, Places of the Mind: British Landscape watercolours 1850-1950

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1883

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1883,1013.35

Water-break, Ilfracombe; hollow formed by subsidence of cliff above cove leaving two natural archways through which appear sea and distant mountains , figure standing under cliff to r stirring pool with a stick Watercolour and bodycolour

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Water-break, Ilfracombe; hollow formed by subsidence of cliff above cove leaving two natural archways through which appear sea and distant mountains , figure standing under cliff to r stirring pool with a stick Watercolour and bodycolour

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