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Object: Habitants of our shores
Series: Etchings for the Art Union of London
No 14 in 1872 'Etchings for the Art Union of London': Three gulls on a cliff top; with a flock of gulls and other seabirds visible in the far distance converging from the left, the sun setting behind. 1872
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Height: 175 millimetres (Plate mark measurement.)
Height: 265 millimetres (Sheet measurement.)
Width: 250 millimetres (Plate mark measurement.)
Width: 367 millimetres (Sheet measurement.)
- Not on display
- Cut from mount, NCN, some foxing around the edges.
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Acquired by John Christian from Campbell Fine Art, (10 Church Road, Southborough Common, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 0RX.) as part of a group purchase on 17th June 2005.
A typewritten label on the back of the original mount reads: "Richard Ansdell 'Habitants of our shores'" 1872. Original etching from the only published edition as issued in 1872 by the etching club. £25." the logo presumably of the framing company Arquati is stamped on the same mount.
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