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Creator:
Samuel Buck, 1696–1779, British
and Nathaniel Buck, active 1727–1753
Title:

The Southwest view of Hertsmonceux Castle in the County of Sussex

Date:
1737
Medium:
Engraving with graphite on slightly textured, medium, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 5/8 × 16 3/4 inches (27 × 42.5 cm), Plate: 7 1/2 × 14 1/2 inches (19.1 × 36.8 cm), and Image: 7 1/2 × 14 1/2 inches (19.1 × 36.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "291"

Lettered, inside plate, top: "THE SOUTH-WEST VIEW OF HURSTMONCEUX-CASTLE, IN THE COUNTY OF SUSSEX"; lettered, lower left: "To Francis Hare Naylor Esq.r | This Prospect is humbly Inscrib'd by | his most Obedient Serv.ts | Sam.l & Nath.l Buck."; lettered, lower right, description of the castle; lettered, lower right: "Sam.l & Nath.l Buck del. & Sculp. Publisht according to Act of Parliament March 25th 1737"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.1114
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | castle | exterior view | house
Associated Places:
East Sussex | England | Europe | Herstmonceux | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13878
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