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Creator:
John White Abbott, 1763–1851, British
Title:

Slate Quarry at Widecombe, Devon

Date:
1792
Medium:
Watercolor, pen, and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 3/8 × 7 1/2 inches (23.8 × 19.1 cm) and Mount: 13 7/8 × 12 inches (35.2 × 30.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on mount in graphite, lower center: "9 3/8 x 7 1/4"; inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink, upper center: "The Slate Quarry at Widdicombe__Devon__"; in pen and brown ink, upper left: "No.1A"; in graphite, upper left: "108"; in graphite, lower right: "108"

Signed and dated on verso in pen and brown ink, upper center: "JWA ~ July 18. 1792 ~"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.1082
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buildings | cliffs | labor | laborers | landscape | masons | men | quarry | slate | trees | workers | working
Associated Places:
Devon | England | Europe | United Kingdom | Widecombe-in-the-Moor
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9973
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