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S.E. Prospect of Wells

  • Object:

    Album

  • Place of origin:

    Somerset (drawn)

  • Date:

    1729 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hadley, J. (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink and blue and brown washes on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.3699-1932

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

A drawing in pen and ink and blue and brown washes depicting a south-east prospect of the city of Wells in Somerset. On the back is a continuation of the same view to the left-hand side.

Place of Origin

Somerset (drawn)

Date

1729 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Hadley, J. (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink and blue and brown washes on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed in ink with title

'N: 45.'
Inscribed

'I: Hadley Pinxot 1729.'
Signed

'The South East Prospect of Wells.'
Inscribed on the back

'Joyning [sic] to the figure 8 in the south End of the Piece.'
Inscribed on the back beneath the drawing

Dimensions

Height: 12.375 in volume, Width: 19.375 in volume, Height: 9.0625 in sheet, Width: 14.5625 in sheet

Descriptive line

Drawing by J. Hadley, 'S.E. Prospect of Wells,' pen and ink and blue and brown washes on paper, Somerset, 1729

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

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

Materials

Paper; Ink; Blue wash; Brown wash

Techniques

Drawing

Categories

Drawings; Topography

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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