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Conway Castle, Carnarvonshire / Six Picturesque Views in North Wales

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1870,0514.1596

  • Title (object)

    • Conway Castle, Carnarvonshire

    Title (series)

    • Six Picturesque Views in North Wales
  • Description

    Moonlit view of a Norman castle with many round towers at the edge of the sea, with a wooded hillside rising behind, a couple of small boats on the water and two men at the edge of the shore in the right foreground, one laden with fishing equipment; after Broughton. 1800
    Etching and aquatint printed in colour with additional hand-colouring

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1800
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 367 millimetres
    • Width: 475 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below the image with the title and 'B. Broughton delt. / S. Alken fecit / London, Pub. July 1st. 1800, by F. Jukes'
        Annotated in pencil below the publisher's name '57 John St. Fitzroy Sq.'.
  • Curator's comments

    Details of the title-page, as given in Abbey, are: 'Six Picturesque Views in North Wales, engraved in aquatinta by Alken, from Drawings made on the Spot: with poetical reflections on leaving that country: by the Rev. Brian Broughton, M.A. Fellow of New College, Oxford' with a quotation from Gray in Latin iand English over eight lines and 'London: Printed for J. Mawman, in the Poulty, by T. Bensley, Bolt Court, Fleet Street. 1801.'.

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  • Bibliography

    • Abbey Scenery 517.3 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1870

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1870,0514.1596

Moonlit view of a Norman castle with many round towers at the edge of the sea, with a wooded hillside rising behind, a couple of small boats on the water and two men at the edge of the shore in the right foreground, one laden with fishing equipment; after Broughton.  1800  Etching and aquatint printed in colour with additional hand-colouring

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Moonlit view of a Norman castle with many round towers at the edge of the sea, with a wooded hillside rising behind, a couple of small boats on the water and two men at the edge of the shore in the right foreground, one laden with fishing equipment; after Broughton. 1800 Etching and aquatint printed in colour with additional hand-colouring

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