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Creator:
John Warwick Smith, 1749–1831, British
Title:

Ruins of Criccieth Castle and Part of the Town on the Bay on Cardigan. East View, Caernarfonshire

Additional Title(s):

Ruins of Cricceith Castle and Part of the Town on the Bay on Cardigan, East View, Carnarvonshire.

Date:
1790
Medium:
Watercolor over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 3/8 x 8 5/8 inches (13.7 x 21.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, on mount, lower left: "July 15th 1790"; lower center: "Ruins of Cricceith Castle_and Part of the Town | on the Bay on Cardigan__East View. | Carnarvonshire."; on verso in brown ink, upper left: "view taken Jully 15, 1790"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.725
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
castle | cliff | clouds | coast | houses | men | rocks (landforms) | rope | rowboat | sea | ship
Associated Places:
Caernarfonshire and Merionethshire | Cardigan Bay | Criccieth | Cymru | Europe | United Kingdom | Wales
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8213
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Yale Center for British Art, Wales, New Haven, 2014, pp. 6-7, 20, V2519 (YCBA)


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