Yale Center for British Art
Title:
Sketchbook of views in Wales, Devon, and Staffordshire, 1849 June 6-1850 November 4.
Physical Description:
1 v. ([32]) p. : ill. ; 20 x 28 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Notes:
Manuscript album of graphite sketches of castles, churches, and landscapes in Wales, Devon, and Staffordshire, by an unidentified artist. Most of the sketches are full-page and somewhat unfinished, without complete details and shading. Most are labeled and dated, and the order is largely chronological. While there are some landscape sketches, most of the subjects are architectural, featuring castles, ruins, and major houses.
Subject Terms:
Castles -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works. | Manors -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works. | Monmouthshire (Wales) -- Pictorial works. | Devon (England) -- Pictorial works. | Staffordshire (England) -- Pictorial works. | Tintern (Wales) -- Pictorial works. | Dartmouth (England) -- Pictorial works. | Ruins. | Castles & palaces -- Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Graphite drawings. | Sketchbooks. | Travel sketches -- Great Britain. | Landscape drawings -- Great Britain. | Views -- Great Britain.