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Chesil Beach, near Swyre

Chesil Beach, near Swyre

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1790

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15538

Item number: f.28

Length: 184

Width: 162

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Manuscript

This view in ink shows a grave mound on Chesil Beach in Dorset. In the distance, to the extreme right are the Swyre white house and the Golden Cap near Bridport. Partially cut off by the bottom-right margin of the drawing is an inscription telling us that Grimm made this view in September 1790.

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