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Description found in Archives

Date(s)

[23-24 September 1839]

Place

Wiltshire

Place of creation

England

1 drawing: pencil and white highlights on blue wove paper; 16x22.9 cm (image); 26x36 cm (folio)

Scope and content

A landscape depicting a view from Longford Castle through a mullioned window past a partially visible round tower to the River Avon. The octopartite-light window has the suggestion of a curvature. The tower, which also has a window, is crenelated with alternating embrasures with mouldings and merlons decorated with a step design on either side leading to a semi-circular element at the top over which is a cone-shaped finial. A wooden truss bridge crosses the River near to a gazebo on the opposing shore. The gazebo has a multi-partite conical roof with a finial. Beyond the gazebo is a wooded area. A small unmasted boat lies alongside the near shore.

Graphic (art)
99: Closed pending processing
Volume
16
99: Closed pending processing
Archival reference no.

Terms of use

Credit: Library and Archives Canada, James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin, and family fonds (R977). Copyright: expired/périmé.

Additional information

Physical description note
Album of Mary Louisa Lambton, page 95.

Signatures and inscriptions
Inscription: date and title written on the artwork; unsigned.

Private

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