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Creator:
Rev. William Gilpin, 1724–1804, British
Title:

River Forth with the Town and Castle of Stirling in the Distance

Date:
1780
Medium:
Brown, gray, and yellow wash over graphite on moderately thick, rough, cream wove paper prepared with yellow wash
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches (13.3 x 21.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, on back, upper left to upper right: "River Forth from the park at Kinid. the town µ Casr. of Stirling on the top of this | Hill. the cast of Airth on the shore. Clac kmanan Tower on the left. The | water of Avon on the Foreground"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Yale Art Gallery Collection, Gift of Elizabeth Manwaring
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1979.12.749
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | buildings | castle | landscape | mountains | river | town | trees
Associated Places:
Avon | Forth | Scotland | Stirling | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7662
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