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The Heights about Abbotsbury

The Heights about Abbotsbury

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1790

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15537

Item number: f.115

Genre: Manuscript

This part of Dorset was immortalised as Wessex in the novels of Thomas Hardy (1840-1928). The plains command a sweeping view over the beautiful and rugged coastline.

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