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Creator:
unknown artist, nineteenth century
Title:

The Eton Boat on the Towpath of the Thames: Windsor Castle in Background

Date:
ca. 1845
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, brown ink, gouache and graphite on medium, moderately textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/2 x 30 3/4 inches (31.8 x 78.1 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 11 15/16 × 30 3/8 inches (30.3 × 77.2 cm), and Image: 10 1/16 × 30 3/8 inches (25.6 × 77.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, on crest, lower center: "FLOREAT...ETONA IN PATRIAM PUPLUM QYE"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "18032 942"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.159
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | boat | landscape | river | rowboats | trees
Associated Places:
Berkshire | England | Eton | Eton College | Europe | United Kingdom | Windsor and Maidenhead | Windsor Castle
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12121
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