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Great Britain Illustrated: A Series of Original Views from Drawings by William Westall, A.R.A. Engraved by, and under the direction of, Edward Finden, With Descriptions by Thomas Moule / Newport, Monmouthshire

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1905,0726.4

  • Title (object)

    • Newport, Monmouthshire

    Title (series)

    • Great Britain Illustrated: A Series of Original Views from Drawings by William Westall, A.R.A. Engraved by, and under the direction of, Edward Finden, With Descriptions by Thomas Moule
  • Description

    View of a bridge across a broad river which flows into the right foreground, to a walled town with two square towers to right, a hill with a turret among trees in the background, two figures on a path on the low bank in the left foreground and cattle drinking nearby. 1830
    Engraving on chine collé, printed from the same plate as another view

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1830
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 79 millimetres (image)
    • Width: 148 millimetres (image)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below the image with the title and 'Drawn by W. Westall, A.R.A. / Engraved by E. Francis. / Published by Charles Tilt, 86 Fleet Street, London, 1830'
  • Curator's comments

    One of the few views from the set not listed by Andres.
    See 1977,0611.128.

  • Bibliography

    • Andres 2002 345 (unlisted view) bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British Masters Portfolio)

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1905

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1905,0726.4


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