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The Eagle Tower, Caernarvan / The Virtuosi's Museum

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1870,1008.581

  • Title (object)

    • The Eagle Tower, Caernarvan

    Title (series)

    • The Virtuosi's Museum
  • Description

    A tower standing on the bank of a stream where ships are sailing; arch in the foreground with goat bounding over anchor and nets covered by banenr with title inscribed and on the right, two female figures with dogs, on holding a cat in her arms. 1780 Etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1780
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 170 millimetres
    • Width: 212 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Numbered on plate: '3'; lettered with title, production detail: "P. Sandby R.A. pinxt.", "Duponchel & Morris sculp." and publication line: 'Published as the Act directs, by G. Kearsly, in Fleet Street, Jan. 1, 1780"
  • Curator's comments

    Published in the Virtuosi's Museum with the plate numbered LXXII at upper right (see 1958,0619.2), which indicates that this is from a different publication. It is not from the Copper-plate Magazine (information from Felicity Kerr).

    Annotation on verso: 'Duplicate from the Virtuosi's Museum'.
    Not described in IFF.

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  • Location

    Not on display (British Masters Portfolio)

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1870

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1870,1008.581

A tower standing on the bank of a stream where ships are sailing; in the foreground, on the right, two female figures, with dogs.  1780 Etching

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A tower standing on the bank of a stream where ships are sailing; in the foreground, on the right, two female figures, with dogs. 1780 Etching

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