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Creator:
unknown artist, (William Close)
Title:

West View of the Ruins of Gleaston Castle, Gleaston, Aldingham, Lancashire, and The Castle or Tower of Dalton, Dalton-in-Furness, Dalton Town with Newton, Lancashire

Date:
1805
Medium:
Pen and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 3/8 × 5 3/8 inches (21.3 × 13.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: "West View of the Ruins of Gleaston Castle"; lower center: "The Castle or Tower of Dalton | Drawn by W. Close"; inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink, upper center: "a meadow | on the opposite side of this paper. | insert a few small figures of cattle &c."; lower left: "To be engraved in lines"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Accession Number:
B1977.14.15146
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | castle | ruins | tower (building division) | view
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31924
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