A Collection of Surveys of Scottish Estates of Earl of Selkirk: Plan of the Back Gatas Lying in the Parish of Kirkcudbright
- Pen and brown ink, watercolor on slightly textured, moderately thick, beige wove paper backed with cloth
- 28 5/16 × 37 3/8 inches (71.9 × 94.9 cm)
Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper left: "No 16 Farms No 44 & 45"; in pen and brown ink, upper left: "A plan of the | BACK-GATAS | Lying in the Parish of | Kirkcudbright | WITH THE ENVIRONS"; in pen and brown ink, upper left: "N.B. The two Northwest Parks | are at present, Set as a part of the Banks, Farm | these Extents are, however, Stated by | themselves, Schemes No 43 & 44 | The other Lands (presented by | Sloane) are Stated Scheme No 45"; in pen and brown ink, throughout, plan labeled and plots numbered; in pen and brown ink, lower center, bar scale labeled
Watermark:(similar to Heawood 1713; 1716) Fleur-de-Lis
Signed and dated in lower left: "Survey'd by Ja.s Tait 1764 &c"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- architectural subject
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unknown artist, (James Tait), A Collection of Surveys of Scottish Estates of Earl of Selkirk: Plan of the Back Gatas Lying in the Parish of Kirkcudbright, 1764
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