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Creator:
unknown artist, nineteenth century
Title:
A Collection of Surveys of Scottish Estates of the Earl of Selkirk: Plan of Drumore and Howwell Meadows
Date:
1815
Medium:
Graphite, watercolor, pen and black ink on slightly textured, moderately thick, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 25 1/4 × 33 3/16 inches (64.1 × 84.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower left: "PLAN | of | HOW-WELL | Meadows &c"; in pen and black ink, lower center, list of "Remarks" and dimensions: "Full front fixed mark to bottom of burn at A 9 ft 7In.s | D.o from ... D.o to bottom of burn at Stepend bridge 16.5 | D.o from ... D.o to Key stone of Stepend Bridge... 12.8 | D.o at Dike bottom of burn ... 26.3 | Distance from A to stepend bridge... 509 yards | From stepend bridge to Dike... 311 [yards] | From Dike to Q... 130 [yards] | Total 930 [yards]"; in pen and black ink, center, ground plan labeled; in pen and black ink, lower right, list of plots and corresponding dimensions

Watermark:(similar to Heawood 3460) J WHATMAN/ 1811

Dated in pen and black ink, lower left: "1815"; not signed

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.87
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:11000
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