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The Bay of Lamlash

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1857,0520.215

  • Title (object)

    • The Bay of Lamlash
  • Description

    Three horsemen and two men with dog in the foreground, with road and cottages on r; ships in the bay, with Holy Island and low hills in the background; touched proof. c.1776
    Etching, touched with grey wash

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1776 (circa)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 188 millimetres
    • Width: 307 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with title below image on left and etcher's initials in lower left corner.
  • Bibliography

    • Lumsden 1925 87 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Mounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1857

  • Acquisition notes

    1857,0520.65 to 441 all came from lots 731 to 754 of the McIntosh sale which were all (with the exception of lot 752) bought for the BM for a total of £14 8s. The prices of the individual lots are given in the Bill Book, but were small and so not entered here.

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1857,0520.215

Three horsemen and two men with dog in the foreground, with road and cottages on r; ships in the bay, with Holy Island and low hills in the background; touched proof.  c.1776  Etching, touched with grey wash

Three horsemen and two men with dog in the foreground, with road and cottages on r; ships in the bay, with Holy Island and low hills in the background; touched proof. c.1776 Etching, touched with grey wash

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