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The Paps of Jura, 1772

The Paps of Jura, 1772

Artist: Cleveley Junr., John

Medium: Watercolour

Date: 1772

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15509

Item number: f. 37

Length: 21.2

Width: 35.2

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Drawing

View of ships passing the Paps of Jura, drawn by John Cleveley junior, in 1775, after a sketch taken on August 7th 1772. This is a mountain range covering the western half of the island of Jura. It is wild and beautiful landscape. The highest peak is Beinn an Oir (785m) and it dominates the surrounding area.

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