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Duke of Montague's Blackheath

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1904,0819.697

  • Title (object)

    • Duke of Montague's Blackheath
  • Description

    Landscape showing the Duke of Montagu's house with a round tower in the corner facing the viewer, set among trees with a wall lining the road which curves around from the left foreground, with a couple riding on a single horse along the road in the right foreground, a man galloping across it in the middle distance and a carraige further off.
    Etching and aquatint

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1781 (circa?)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 253 millimetres
    • Width: 355 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below the image with the title, and "Paul Sandby Fecit / Printed for Robert Wilkinson, 125 Fenchurch Street.".
  • Curator's comments

    Sandby produced an outline print of the Duke of Montagu's house, seen as it would be if this plate were reversed, on a smaller scale with different figures, which is dated 1781 (1904,0819.696).

  • Bibliography

    • Gunn 2015 331 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1904

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1904,0819.697

Landscape showing the Duke of Montagu's house with a round tower in the corner facing the viewer, set among trees with a wall lining the road which curves around from the left foreground, with a couple riding on a single horse along the road in the right foreground, a man galloping across it in the middle distance and a carraige further off.  Etching and aquatint

Recto

Landscape showing the Duke of Montagu's house with a round tower in the corner facing the viewer, set among trees with a wall lining the road which curves around from the left foreground, with a couple riding on a single horse along the road in the right foreground, a man galloping across it in the middle distance and a carraige further off. Etching and aquatint

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