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Creator:
unknown artist, (James Tait)
Title:

A Collection of Surveys of Scottish Estates of Earl of Selkirk: Plan of the Back Gatas Lying in the Parish of Kirkcudbright

Date:
1764
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, watercolor on slightly textured, moderately thick, beige wove paper backed with cloth
Dimensions:
Sheet: 28 5/16 × 37 3/8 inches (71.9 × 94.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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:
B1975.2.89
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:11002
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