Entrance to Peak Cavern, or Devil's Hole, Castleton...
- Watercolor and graphite on moderately thick, sightly textured,cream wove paper
- Sheet: 5 7/8 × 8 3/4 inches (14.9 × 22.2 cm)
Inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink over graphite, center: "Outward entrance to the Peake Cavern I at Castleton I showing the Cottage of the 3 old women, where I neither rain or Sun ever come - and the I Packthread Spinners works within the cave I far to right below in darkness lies that I small entrance into the great caverns that I extend near half a mile under the limestone I Rock I GC."; in graphite on verso, right: "Box by waggon - of Jos Heblesson of I Manchester - to be left at I Barmaclough the brown Horse near I Chapel in Fells park I To be forwarded to Mr. Barbor of the Shakespear."
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- building | cave | cavern | figures | landscape
- Associated Places:
- Castleton | Derbyshire | England | Europe | Peak Cavern | United Kingdom
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George Cumberland, 1754–1848, British, Entrance to Peak Cavern, or Devil's Hole, Castleton.., undated
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