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Bristol f.120

Bristol f.120

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1788

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15540

Item number: f.120

Length: 266

Width: 187

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Manuscript

A lovely, typically Grimm-detailed view of Bristol from Clifton, drawn in the summer of 1788. The ship sailing down the River Avon and the factory emitting smoke in the foreground of the picture instil a sense of life and bustling activity to this sketch.

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