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Blaise Castle f

Blaise Castle f

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1788

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15540

Item number: f

Length: 188

Width: 269

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Manuscript

Thomas Farr based his castle folly on the Fort Belvedere tower near Windsor. It was built in 1766 and the gardens around it were landscaped in the later in the same century. The park and the castle still stand today offering Bristolians an idyllic refuge from hectic 21st-century life.

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