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Title:

The Rev. Askew's House at Glenridding

Maker:

Sunderland, Thomas; draughtsman; British artist, 1744-1828

Category:

drawing

Name:

drawing

School/Style:

British

Technique:

drawing

Material(s):

black chalk; medium
brown ink; medium
blue wash; medium
grey wash; medium
paper; support; laid down

Technique
Description:

black chalk, pen, brown ink, blue and grey wash on paper, laid down

Dimension(s):

height, 170, mm
width, 268, mm

Acquisition:

given; 1828-11; Wathen, James

Inscription:

; verso, upper left; graphite; The Revd. Henry Askew's House / at Glenridding, on Ullswater. / The wooded mountain behind the house is Erincrag. / The fragment of a watch tower seen on the boldest part of the rock / was erected in 1816, and not an impropriate addition to the / Scenery, as corresponding with the Roman Station of High - / - Street, which is seen from that point. / The rocky promontary crowned with Timber Trees which / projects into the lake near the foot of Erin-Crag, is named Oak - / - How, and the high ground beyond it, in the distance is part of / Gonbarrow Park

Part Of:

3997; Album

Accession:

Object Number: 3997.24
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 13743; input: 2000-10-04; modified: 2003-07-25)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/13743