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Album - Cows [sic] Castle in the Ile of Wait [sic] 1755 - Oct<sup>r</sup>. 13

Cows [sic] Castle in the Ile of Wait [sic] 1755 - Octr. 13

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Isle of Wight (drawn)

  • Date:

    1755 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hadley, J. (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink and wash drawing on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case 92, shelf A, box 5

Physical description

Two pen and ink and wash drawings on one sheet. The drawing on the right side of the page depicts a view of Cowes Castle on the Isle of Wight. The drawing on the left of the sheet illustrates buildings within the castle.

Place of Origin

Isle of Wight (drawn)


1755 (drawn)


Hadley, J. (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink and wash drawing on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Drawing to the right side inscribed with title in ink

'N: 35.'

Inscribed in pencil on the back with a transcript of a Latin obituary inscription


Height: 12.375 in volume, Width: 19.375 in volume, Height: 6.4375 in sheet, Width: 16.1875 in sheet

Descriptive line

Drawing by J. Hadley, 2 on 1 sheet, 'Cows [sic] Castle in the Ile of Wait [sic] 1755 - Octr. 13,' pen and ink and wash on paper, Isle of Wight, 1755

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1932. London: HMSO, 1933


Paper; Ink; Wash



Subjects depicted



Drawings; Topography; Architecture


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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