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

The Mouth of the Cavern at Castleton in the Peak of Derby

Date:
1791
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, pen and brown ink, and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 10 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches (26.7 x 31.8 cm) and Sheet: 7 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches (19.1 x 23.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "D. 2641"; inscribed on mount on verso in pen and brown ink, lower center: "The Mouth of the Cavern of Castleton in the Peak of Derby"; in graphite, lower left: "1"

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Signed and dated on mount on verso in pen and brown ink, lower center: "JWA. July 21. 1791."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5193
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
apron | children | genre subject | hay | labor | landscape | men | mining | path | walking | women | working
Associated Places:
Castleton | Derbyshire | England | Peak Cavern | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9986
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