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Sketchbook

ca. 1812 (drawn)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Volume containing archeological and colour notes in manuscript; and drawings in pen and ink, watercolour and pencil depicting views in the West Country, including Clovelly, Exeter, Penzance, Polperro, Redruth, St. Agnes' Beacon, St. Michael's Mount and some views in Derbyshire. Some sketches made at Matlock are dated September and October 1812. There are 131 leaves in total, including one which has had the central portion excised. Artist's trade label is pasted into the front cover.


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Materials and Techniques
Volume containing pen and ink, watercolour and pencil sketches
Brief Description
Sketchbook by Joseph Farington R.A., containing archeological and colour notes in manuscript and drawings in pen and ink, watercolour and pencil of views in the West Country and Derbyshire. Great Britain, ca. 1812.
Physical Description
Volume containing archeological and colour notes in manuscript; and drawings in pen and ink, watercolour and pencil depicting views in the West Country, including Clovelly, Exeter, Penzance, Polperro, Redruth, St. Agnes' Beacon, St. Michael's Mount and some views in Derbyshire. Some sketches made at Matlock are dated September and October 1812. There are 131 leaves in total, including one which has had the central portion excised. Artist's trade label is pasted into the front cover.
Dimensions
  • Size of volume height: 7.875in
  • Width: 5.5in
Marks and Inscriptions
  • Notes / tinted / and (w)ith Pencil (Inscribed on a small MS label on the back)
  • Jos: Farington / No. 35 Upper Charlotte St / Fitzroy Square / London (Inscribed on a label in the inside cover)
Credit line
Presented by F. R. Meatyard
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Collection
Accession Number
P.71-1921

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