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Alders & Pollard Willow, Landwade, Cambridgeshire, 1848

Alders & Pollard Willow, Landwade, Cambridgeshire, 1848

Artist: Buckler

Medium: Watercolour

Date: 1848

Shelfmark: Additional MS 36426

Item number: f9

Length: 18.1

Width: 26.6

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Drawing

View of fields and trees at Landwade, Cambridgeshire. The tree is a Pollard Willow and to the left are two alder trees . Landwade is an ancient manor on the border between Suffolk and Cambridgeshire, about 4 miles north of Newmarket. The manorial estate had for centuries had been owned by the Cotton family. John Chessel Buckler, who was an architect as well as a topographical artist, was employed to redesign the manor house, and during his time here in April and May 1848, he took a number of views of the estate.

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