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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Nn,6.25

  • Description

    A Market woman, one of the figure sketches made in Edinburgh and the neighbourhood after the rebellion of 1745; whole-length turned to left, wearing a soft hat with large brim and checked apron Pen and black ink and grey wash, with watercolour

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1730-1809
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 80 millimetres
    • Width: 48 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    See curators comments for Nn,6.37, also see, J. Bonehill and S.Daniels (ed), 'Paul Sandby: Picturing Britain', (London: Royal Academy of Arts),2009, pp.122-127 for further information regarding Sandby's interest in street life and Edinburgh.

  • Bibliography

    • Binyon 1898-1907 95(b) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British Roy PIIIb)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1835

  • Acquisition notes

    Purchased at Sloman Sale at Wheatley's, June 20 1835, Lot 113

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    Nn,6.25

  • Additional IDs

    • 1835,0711.52
A Market woman, one of the figure sketches made in Edinburgh and the neighbourhood after the rebellion of 1745; WL turned to l, wearing a soft hat with large brim and checked apron Pen and black ink and grey wash, with watercolour

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A Market woman, one of the figure sketches made in Edinburgh and the neighbourhood after the rebellion of 1745; WL turned to l, wearing a soft hat with large brim and checked apron Pen and black ink and grey wash, with watercolour

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