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Sketchbook - Sketchbook of drawings made in the Wye Valley, Shropshire and the Lake District
  • Sketchbook of drawings made in the Wye Valley, Shropshire and the Lake District
    Pearson, John, born 1777
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Sketchbook of drawings made in the Wye Valley, Shropshire and the Lake District

  • Object:

    Sketchbook

  • Place of origin:

    Shropshire (made)
    Lake District (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1805 to ca. 1807 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pearson, John, born 1777 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pencil, pen and ink and wash, watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E Sanford, the artist's great-great-niece, in accordance with the wishes of her aunt, the late Mrs R C Foster

  • Museum number:

    E.1771-1948

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 91, shelf D, box 25

Physical description

Pearson, John. Sketchbook of drawings made in the Wye Valley, Shropshire and the Lake District. 68 pages of cream wove and laid papers, half bound in vellum, paper boards. Dated variously between 1805 and 1807. Size of volume 9 7/8 x 8 inches.

Place of Origin

Shropshire (made)
Lake District (made)

Date

ca. 1805 to ca. 1807 (made)

Artist/maker

Pearson, John, born 1777 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

pencil, pen and ink and wash, watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

Dated variously between 1805 and 1807.

Inscribed in pencil and ink with titles and notes, and on some sheets with a system of shorthand.

Dimensions

Height: 207 mm book, Width: 260 mm book, Depth: 19 mm book, Height: 250 mm page (approx), Width: 195 mm page (approx)

Object history note

Two views of Shrewsbury, E.1769 and 1770-1948 may be compared with the sketches on pp. 68 and 111 in this sketchbook.

Descriptive line

Pearson, John. Sketchbook of drawings made in the Wye Valley, Shropshire and the Lake District. 68 pages of cream wove and laid papers, half bound in vellum, paper boards. Dated variously between 1805 and 1807. Size of volume 9 7/8 x 8 inches.

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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