Creator

William Westall

Creation Date

1829

Era

1800-1900

Medium

Hand-colored steel engraving

Dimensions

4.5 x 6.5, 8.75 x 10.5 (in frame)

Credit Line

Long-term Loan from the Estate of Boris Blick, 2015

Accession Number

2015.27

Creator Biography

William Westall, British, 1781-1850.

Description

A pastoral, sloping hill in the foreground is spotted with cows. The hill gives way to a flowing river crossed by a bridge supported through a series of rounded arches. The town of Carlisle sits on the other end of the bridge, backed by a hilly landscape and clouded sky.

Provenance

ENGRAVING BY EDWARD FRANCIS FINDEN (1791-1857). Carlisle from the road to Richerby, Cumbria. FROM "Great Britain illustrated" ( LONDON: CHARLES TILT, 1829)

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Keywords

british print, engraving, landscape, carlisle, 2015.27

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