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View of Exeter

Watercolour
ca. late 18th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Watercolour depicting a view of Exeter, as seen from the Parish of St Thomas on the western side of the River Exe. Signed by the artist and inscribed with note.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Watercolour
Brief Description
Watercolour by Francis Towne (ca. 1740- 1816) depicting a view of Exeter. Great Britain, ca. late 18th century.
Physical Description
Watercolour depicting a view of Exeter, as seen from the Parish of St Thomas on the western side of the River Exe. Signed by the artist and inscribed with note.
Dimensions
  • Height: 8in
  • Width: 12.75in
Marks and Inscriptions
  • Francis / Towne delt. delt (sic) (Signed)
  • Exeter / by / Francis Towne / drawn on the Spot (Inscribed on the back of contemporary mount)
Credit line
Purchased under the terms of the bequest of Francis Ernest Williams in memory of John Alexander Murchison
Place Depicted
Association
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1945, London: HMSO, 1956.
Collection
Accession Number
P.2-1945

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record createdApril 13, 2012
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