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Creator:
unknown artist, nineteenth century
Formerly attributed to Benjamin Williams Leader, 1831–1923, British
Title:

Canal under construction, possibly the Bude Canal

Former Title(s):

The Building of a Canal (The Bude Canal?) [1985, Cormack, YCBA Concise Catalogue]

Date:
ca. 1840
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
12 1/16 x 16 inches (30.6 x 40.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.1.15
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | beams (structural elements) | boats | building | canal | cement | construction | dirt | river | ship | transportation | workers
Associated Places:
Bude | Cornwall | England | Europe | Tamar | United Kingdom
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7
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The Story of The Farmington Canal " ... a work which is itself magnificent... " (The Connecticut Historical Society, 1995-03 - 1996-01-01) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

The Story of The Farmington Canal " ... a work which is itself magnificent... " (New Haven Colony Historical Society, 1995-03-01 - 1996-01-01) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Roads to Rails - Revolution in British Transport (Yale Center for British Art, 1992-04-15 - 1992-06-28) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 40-41, N590.2 A83 (YCBA) [YCBA]


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