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Mr Zachary Baily's house at Widcombe

Mr Zachary Baily's house at Widcombe

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1789

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15547

Item number: f.118

Genre: Manuscript

A dramatic view of the cliff-top house of Mr Zachary Baily, the grandson of Joseph Baily, a Bath butcher, at Widcombe near Bath in Somerset. The local hills were extensively quarried to provide stone for the rebuilding of Bath, Windsor and London.

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