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Views in Wales: First set / Benton castle, Looking down the Reach to Milford Haven

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1904,0819.646

  • Title (object)

    • Benton castle, Looking down the Reach to Milford Haven

    Title (series)

    • Views in Wales: First set
  • Description

    Plate XI; landscape with the ruins of a castle with a tall, round tower, on a rocky promontory overlooking the sea, seen across a bay with a sailing boat in the foreground to left and a large tree at the edge of the water to right; state with title in open letters over cleared ground, plate number and Sandby's publication line. 1775
    Etching and aquatint

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1775
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 237 millimetres
    • Width: 315 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below the image within a cleared border, with the title in open (cleared) letter, below the border 'Publish'd according to Act of Parliament by P. Sandby st. Georges Row Sepr. 1st. 1775. / P. Sandby Fecit.' and above the image 'XI'.
        Annotated in brown ink below the image 'Pembrokeshire / 38.'.
  • Curator's comments

    See 1904,0819.635 and 1864,0213.43.
    See a related drawing, 1904,0819.100.

  • Bibliography

    • Abbey Scenery 511.11 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1904

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1904,0819.646

Plate XI; landscape with the ruins of a castle with a tall, round tower, on a rocky promontory overlooking the sea, seen across a bay with a sailing boat in the foreground to left and a large tree at the edge of the water to right; state with title in open letters over cleared ground, plate number and Sandby's publication line.  1775  Etching and aquatint

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Plate XI; landscape with the ruins of a castle with a tall, round tower, on a rocky promontory overlooking the sea, seen across a bay with a sailing boat in the foreground to left and a large tree at the edge of the water to right; state with title in open letters over cleared ground, plate number and Sandby's publication line. 1775 Etching and aquatint

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