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Paul Sandby, 1731–1809

A View of Vinters at Boxley, Kent, with Mr. Whatman's Turkey Paper Mills

Additional Title(s):

Whatman Turkey Mill in Kent

Materials & Techniques:
Gouache, watercolor and graphite on handmade Whatman wove paper laid down on canvas on a wooden stretcher
Sheet: 27 5/16 x 40 3/16 inches (69.3 x 102 cm), Frame: 33 1/2 x 46 1/2 x 3 inches (85.1 x 118.1 x 7.6 cm)

Signed and dated with brush and brown watercolor, lower left: "P. Sandby | 1794"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawings & Watercolors
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
cattle | chimney (architectural element) | clouds | coach | cows | dog (animal) | factory | fences | hills | hills | horses (animals) | landscape | mill | papermaking | sky | trees
Associated Places:
Boxley | England | Europe | Kent | United Kingdom
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IIIF Manifest:

Picturing Britain - Paul Sandby (1731-1809) - A Bicentenary Exhibition (Royal Academy of Arts, 2010-03-13 - 2010-06-13) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Picturing Britain - Paul Sandby (1731-1809) - A Bicentenary Exhibition (National Gallery of Scotland, 2009-11-07 - 2010-02-07) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Picturing Britain - Paul Sandby (1731-1809) - A Bicentenary Exhibition (Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery, 2009-07-25 - 2009-10-18) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Papermaking and The Art of Watercolor in Eighteenth-Century Britain: Paul Sandby's "View of…Mr. Whatman's Turkey Mill" (Yale Center for British Art, 2006-02-22 - 2006-06-04) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

Stephen Daniels, Paul Sandby, picturing Britain , Royal Academy of Arts, London, 2009, cat. 92, NJ18 Sa56 P3 2009 + OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

Martina Droth, Britain in the world: Highlights from the Yale Center for British Art in honor of Amy Meyers, Yale University Press, New Haven, London, p. 102-103, N6761 .Y33 2019 (LC) (YCBA) [YCBA]

Theresa Fairbanks-Harris, Looking at Paper: A Conservator's Treatment Approach Informed by Historical Papermaking Processes, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, p. 79, fig. 20 (detail), fig. 22 (detail), V 2849 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Theresa Fairbanks-Harris, Papermaking and the art of watercolor in eighteenth-century Britain, Paul Sandby and the Whatman Paper Mill , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2006, opposite p. 1, pp. 1-7, 12, 17, 23-33, 38-39. 40-41, 61, 90-93, 121-23, 126-28, chapter frontpieces; fig. 1; figs. 1-3 [p. 24], fig. 5; fig. 10, NJ18.Sa56 A15 V5 2006 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Douglas Fordham, Aquatint Worlds : Travel, Print, and Empire 1770-1820, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven and London, p. 51, fig. 34, NE2230 .F674 2019 (LC) Oversize [ORBIS]

Celina Fox, The arts of industry in the Age of Enlightenment, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2009, p. 375, fig. 166, N72.T4 F69 2009 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

Anne Hodge, The works of J.M.W. Turner at the National Gallery of Ireland, National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, 2012, pp. 134-35, fig. 98, NJ18.T85 H625 2012 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]

Nicola. Moorby, How to paint like Turner, Tate Publishing, London, 2010, p. 35, NJ18 T85 H69 2010 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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