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Watercolour - Across Mount's Bay
  • Across Mount's Bay
    Forbes, Elizabeth Adela, born 1859 - died 1912
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Across Mount's Bay

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Cornwall (probably, painted)

  • Date:

    ca. 1880-1912 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Forbes, Elizabeth Adela, born 1859 - died 1912 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case WD, shelf 142

Physical description

Watercolour entitled 'Across Mount's Bay' in Cornwall, with a view of a thatched cottage and the bay reaching out diagonally across the background. There is an agricultural worker in the foreground holding a rake aloft before a long hedge. Signed and inscribed with title.

Place of Origin

Cornwall (probably, painted)


ca. 1880-1912 (painted)


Forbes, Elizabeth Adela, born 1859 - died 1912 (artist)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

E A Forbes
Signed with initials intertwined, bottom left corner

Across Mount's Bay / Elizabeth Stanhope Forbes
Inscribed in ink on the back


Height: 12.75 in, Width: 18 in

Descriptive line

Watercolour entitled 'Across Mount's Bay' by Elizabeth Adela Forbes (Mrs. Stanhope Forbes - formerly E. A. Armstrong). Great Britain, ca. 1880-1912.




Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Rural areas; Bays; Landscapes; Coasts


Paintings; Landscapes


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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