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Dowland's House, Near Oxford

Dowland's House, Near Oxford

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymous

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1783

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15546

Item number: f.45

Length: 18.4

Width: 27

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Manuscript

A view in ink of Dowland's House, near Oxford, ''generally called the Harpsichord House, from the form of the garden,'' drawn by S.H. Grimm. For 21 years Grimm was a travel companion to his patron the Rev. Sir Richard Kaye, and took many drawings of places they visited. Whether it was grand, historic houses or more humble surroundings, Grim recorded "everything curious" for his master.

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