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Creator:
Isaac Johnson, 1754–1835, British
Title:

The South Farm at Earlham

Part Of:

Collective Title: Surveys of Edward Bacon's Seat at Earlham House

Date:
1754
Medium:
Graphite, pen and brown ink, watercolor and gouache on smooth, moderately thick, white wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 11/16 × 23 3/4 inches (37.3 × 60.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper left: "The South Farm at Erlham containing 303A 1R 16P and 286A 3R 32P arable, OR profitable Land"; in pen and brown ink, upper left: "The dry Ditches are denoted by shades, The wet ones [lines]; The Paths thus [dots]; and was | Carefully performed by the Command of Edward Bacon Esq.r"; in pen and brown ink, throughout, plan labeled and numbers corresponding to key: "A Compendium of this Farm"; in pen and brown ink, upper left: "A Scale of Gunters Chains 22 Yards each"

Signed and dated in pen and brown ink, upper left: "in 1754 | By Ja.s Hemingway"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.714
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | house | surveys
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:48243
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