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Creator:
Attributed to Peter Rashleigh, active 1775
Pupil of John Malchair, 1730–1812, German, active in Britain (1754–1812)
Title:
Bridgenorth Bridge
Date:
1775
Medium:
Graphite and gray wash on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/4 × 12 7/8 inches (23.5 × 32.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in pen and black ink, upper left: "[...] Castle July 14 1775 / | [...]"; in graphite, upper right: "15/ -"; in graphite, upper right: "Bridgenorth Bridge with the gatehouse | the [...] wheel is the SEROCOLD wheel which [...] is [...] from the [...] to the | High Tower on the cliff. In the background is the High Rock."; in graphite, upper right: "probably Peter Rashleigh | I.F--N"; in graphite, center right: "by a [...] | [...]"; in graphite, lower right: "Wales" (crossed out); in graphite, lower right: "143(10)"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5712
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arches | architectural subject | bridge (built work) | cityscape | river | riverbank
Associated Places:
Bridgnorth | England | Shropshire | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14966
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