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View from Blaise Castle f.118

View from Blaise Castle f.118

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1788

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15540

Item number: f.118

Length: 188

Width: 269

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Manuscript

This woody chasm runs through the Avon gorge near Bristol. The gorge is comprised mainly of limestone rock. Blaise Castle is not really a castle, but a folly built on Blaise Hill in 1766 by Thomas Farr, who later became Mayor of Bristol.

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