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Creator:
Thomas Girtin, 1775–1802, British
Title:

A Border Tower

Additional Title(s):

Gatehouse, Morpeth Castle

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor, with pen and brown ink over graphite on very thick, rough, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 3/4 × 12 3/8 inches (22.2 × 31.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, upper center: "3588" (line going through numbers another line under the numbers); in graphite, lower center: "T. Girtin"; in graphite, lower right: "4760 | "An Old Border Tower | Mi[...]

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1986.29.401
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
doorway | gatehouse | grass | landscape | rocks (landforms) | stone | tower (building division) | water | windows
Associated Places:
England | Morpeth | Morpeth castle | Northumberland | United Kingdom | Wansbeck
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2042
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