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Creator:
unknown artist
Title:
A Collection of Surveys of Scottish Estates of the Earl of Selkirk: Torrs
Date:
1808
Medium:
Graphite, watercolor, pen and brown and black ink on slightly textured, moderately thick, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 38 3/8 × 25 1/4 inches (97.5 × 64.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In pen and black and brown ink, throughout, plots labeled "No 1" to "No 19" with dimensions, corresponding to key in pen and brown ink, lower right, labeled: "Contents" and containing dimensions of "Arable", "Meadow", "Moss", "Wood" and "Total" land; in pen and brown ink, lower right: "House & Garden" and dimensions, "Road" and dimensions, "Double hedge row at Balmae march" and dimensions, "&c &c between No.s 10 & 13" and dimensions, and "Rocks along the Coast 28"0'0'", "Hight of [?]Knockshinny above the level of the sea 376 feet"; in pen and brown ink, lower left, bar scale labeled: "Scale of Four Chains 40 to the Inch", numbered "0" to "40"; in graphite, throughout, plots labeled with dates; in graphite, upper center, chart of areas of a road and corresponding dimensions

Watermark:(similar to Shorter 53) E & P

Signed and dated in pen and brown ink, lower right: "Surveyed June 1808 John Brown"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.77
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10990
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