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Album - The Entrance into Carisbrooke Castle

The Entrance into Carisbrooke Castle

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Isle of Wight (drawn)

  • Date:

    ca. 1850s (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

A drawing in pen and ink and wash depicting the entrance to Carisbrooke Castle, Isle of Wight. On the back there are two pencil sketches of houses.

Place of Origin

Isle of Wight (drawn)


ca. 1850s (drawn)


Hadley, J. (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink and wash drawing on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed in ink with title

'N: 2 / Caris/ part of Carisbro / [the right hand part of the inscription has been cut off].'
Inscribed in ink


Height: 12.375 in volume, Width: 19.375 in volume, Height: 6.25 in sheet, Width: 12.25 in sheet

Descriptive line

Drawing by J. Hadley, 'The Entrance into Carisbrooke Castle,' pen and ink and wash on paper, Isle of Wight, ca. 1850s

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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