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Creator:
John Warwick Smith, 1749–1831, British
Title:
View from the Vidette Near Hakin on Signal Hill, Looking Beyond Nangle Point and Thorn Island, Pembrokeshire
Date:
1764-1831
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on medium, smooth, cream wove paper, mounted on, thick, smooth, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 11 5/8 × 17 9/16 inches (29.5 × 44.6 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 6 5/8 × 9 15/16 inches (16.8 × 25.2 cm), and Sheet: 6 3/8 × 9 11/16 inches (16.2 × 24.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen with brown ink, on mount, lower center: "View from the Vidette near Hakin on Signal Hill, looking beyond Nangle Point and Thorn Island | to the Enterance of Milford Haven at St. Anns Head, on which its Lights appear & St. George's Channel in the far distance. | Pembrokeshire."; inscribed in graphite, on mount, lower left: "64/6/8/10"; inscribed in graphite, on mount, lower right: "Mellon 3062G"; inscribed in graphite, on mount, upper left: "76"; inscribed in graphite, verso, center: "64/6/8/10"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.1249
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | bay (body of water) | boats | cliffs | hills | landscape
Associated Places:
Cymru | Pembrokeshire | United Kingdom | Wales
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:46542
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