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  • An internal view of the Tintern Abbey

    Pen and ink, Watercolour, View

    A single drawing from George III’s King's Topographical Collection can be used to illustrate how research and exposure c...

  • Burton Lazars, N.W.

    Engraving, View

    This view of St James’ Church at Burton Lazars, Leicestershire, was one of the illustrations for John Nichols’ The Histo...

  • Dargle, County of Wicklow

    Etching, Aquatint, Hand-Colouring, View

    Dargle Glen, shown in this King’s Topographical Collection aquatint after a painting by Thomas Sautelle Roberts, was one...

  • Druidical Remain on Carn Brea Hill

    Watercolour

    John Skinner was a troubled individual who sought solace in the pursuit of antiquarianism, linguistic research and diary...

  • Interior of Salisbury Cathedral, looking towards t...

    Watercolour, View

    One of J.M.W. Turner’s earliest and most significant commissions was for Sir Richard Colt Hoare (1758-1838), the eminent...

  • Oxford

    Watercolour, View

    This watercolour was used as an extra-illustration to Walter Thornbury’s Life of Turner, where Paul Sandby is described ...

  • Sunderland Bridge, Tyne and Wear

    Watercolour

    Edward Blore was an antiquarian artist who furnished architectural illustrations for several publications before turning...

  • The History and Antiquities of the County of Leice...

    Engraving, Letterpress

    John Nichols entrenched his reputation as an antiquarian with the publication of The History and Antiquities of the Coun...