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Tower of the Naze point, Essex

Tower of the Naze point, Essex

Artist: Smith, John Thomas

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1800

Shelfmark: K Top Vol. 13

Item number: 43

Length: 17.5

Width: 21.2

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Drawing

View of a coastal landmark named Naze Tower in Walton on the Naze in Essex. It was built in 1721 by Trinity House in order to guide shipping to the busy port of Harwich. It lies on the Naze headland, an open area of coastal heath, scrub woodland and salt marshes.

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