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Creator:
John Daniel Bond, ca. 1725–1803, British
Title:
Edgar's Tower
Date:
1778
Medium:
Watercolor and pen and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 1/2 x 10 1/4in. (41.9 x 26cm) and Sheet: 16 1/2 × 10 1/2 inches (41.9 × 26.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed extensively in pen and brown ink, beginning upper center: "Edgar's Tower, Worcester. | This Tower seems to have been part of the ancient castle of Worcester."

Watermark: Fleur-de-lis; "GR"

Signed in pen and brown ink, center left: "Bond"; dated in pen and brown ink, center right: "Oct. 25: 1778"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Paul Mellon in memory of Dudley Snelgrove
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1993.30.72
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arch | architectural subject | buttresses | cathedral | city | tower (building division)
Associated Places:
England | United Kingdom | Worcester
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4162
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