View of South Parade and the ferry, Bath c.1769

View of South Parade and the ferry, Bath c.1769
2 7 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 19cm

Description

An intriguing photograph of a painting that is an almost exact copy of a sketch by Thomas Robins the Elder. The main visual difference is the addition of a stone lighting column by the balustrade of South parade. Almost certainly a copy of a lost work by Robins. Album annotated by Peter Lens 1747 and these photographs were taken from drawings in the possession of Mr. Elswick, Daniel Street 1747. The date is much more likely to be c.1780.

Image Details

Image Reference
 
12618
Collection Reference
 
Hunt Vol II p72
Original Width (mm)
 
245
Original Height (mm)
 
145
Collection Location
 
Bath Central Library

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