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Creator:
John Warwick Smith, 1749–1831, British
Title:
The Northern Boundary of St. Bride's Bay
Date:
1792
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite with pen and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 1/8 x 8 1/2 inches (13 x 21.6 cm) and Contemporary drawn border: 11 7/8 x 16 1/4 inches (30.2 x 41.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, on mount, upper left: "L10"; lower left: "July 13th 1792"; lower center: "The Northern Boundary of St. Bride's Bay - with Ramsay Island and its adjacent rocks stretching out in the S. W. beyond the Maine. | In the foreground is Neugal Bridge over a brooke of the same name and which is the Boundary between the Welsh | districts, & those of the Descendents of the Flemish, in these parts ---"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.727
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bay (body of water) | bridge (built work) | cattle | clouds | fence | landscape | men | path | rocks (landforms) | sky | vernacular architecture | waves (natural events)
Associated Places:
Cymru | Europe | Pembrokeshire | Saint Brides Bay | United Kingdom | Wales
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8216
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