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On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H , Case PD, Shelf 150, Box A

View of Porlock and Porlock Bay, Somersetshire

Drawing
04/10/1785 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Drawing of a view of a town and a bay in Somersetshire.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Pen and ink and wash on paper.
Brief Description
Drawing by Francis Towne: View of Porlock and Porlock Bay, Somersetshire.
Physical Description
Drawing of a view of a town and a bay in Somersetshire.
Dimensions
  • Height: 292mm (Note: Measurement from: Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, and Department of Paintings, Accessions: 1948, Volume II, Henry Herbert Harrod Bequest, London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1957)
  • Width: 495mm (Note: Measurement from: Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, and Department of Paintings, Accessions: 1948, Volume II, Henry Herbert Harrod Bequest, London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1957)
Marks and Inscriptions
Inscribed and dated on the back by the artist A View of Porlock Somersetshire Octr. 4th 1785 from 12 till 2 o Clock. light from the left hand drawn on the Spot by F. Towne. (Inscription from: Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, and Department of Paintings, Accessions: 1948, Volume II, Henry Herbert Harrod Bequest, London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1957)
Credit line
Bequeathed by H. H. Harrod.
Subject depicted
Places Depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, and Department of Paintings, Accessions: 1948, Volume II, Henry Herbert Harrod Bequest, London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1957
Collection
Accession Number
E.1487-1948

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