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  • A view of Northampton from Queen’s Cross on the Lo...

    Watercolour, Pen and Ink, Pencil drawing, View

    This prospect of Northampton was produced for the antiquary John Bridges (1666-1724). The viewpoint is Delapré Pa...

  • A view of the country about Northampton

    Pencil drawing, Pen and Ink, View

    The antiquary John Bridges and his party can be seen in the foreground of this prospect of Northamptonshire. They are on...

  • A Weaver’s Cottage in Islay

    Pencil drawing

    This sketch of the interior of a cottage in the Hebridean Islands is part of a collection of drawings produced in the co...

  • Aisle of St Mary’s Church, West Tofts

    Pen and Ink, Pencil drawing

    St Mary’s Church in West Tofts, Norfolk, was restored and remodelled from 1849 by Augustus Pugin (1812–52). This is Pugi...

  • All Hallows Northon

    Pencil drawing, Pen and Ink, Monochrome wash, View, Architectural drawing

    The new All Hallows (All Saints) Church in Northampton was re-opened in 1701, following a devastating town fire in 1675....

  • Bramerton Cottage

    Pencil drawing, View

    This is a preparatory drawing for a painting of Bramerton, Norfolk, by the Norwich School artist John Crome (1768–1821)....

  • Caesar's Tower near Martinach

    Pencil drawing, Pen and ink, Watercolour, View

    This watercolour of the Castle of La Batiaz, near Martigny in Switzerland is titled and dated August 31, 1776 on the ver...

  • Hyam Church, Suffolk

    Pencil drawing, View

    This pencil drawing was ‘discovered’ at the British Library in 2007 – the uncovering of a drawing by an artist as revere...

  • Kirkby in Ashfield Church

    Pencil drawing, Pen and ink, Monochrome wash, View

    Grimm painted this scene outside St Wilfrid’s Church during a visit to Kirkby to see his friend and patron, the Reverend...

  • Office of Sir John Soane, view in the corridor adj...

    Watercolour, Pencil drawing

    The Dome, named after the skylight that fills this room with light, is the heart of Sir John Soane’s Museum. It was buil...

  • Panoramic View of Ratisbon

    Gouache, Pencil drawing, View

    This preparatory painting was made by the German artist George Johann Scharf (1788–1860). It depicts Ratisbon (modern da...

  • Piazza and Church of Santa Maria Forisportam in Lu...

    Pencil drawing, Pen and ink

    One of five drawings by Bernardo Bellotto picturing Lucca, Italy, in the King's Topographical Collection. This view show...

  • Plan of the Castle of Dunbarton

    Pen and ink, Wash, Pencil drawing

    Plan of the Castle of Dumbarton by Paul Sandby (1731-1809). National Library of Scotland, MS 1649 Z.03/57.

  • Ponte Vecchio, Florence

    Pencil drawing

    Scharf’s first journey to Asia Minor in 1839–40 took him through France, Switzerland and Italy to Smyrna before returnin...

  • Ram Hormuz, Persia

    Watercolour, Pencil drawing, View

    Lady Anne Blunt published an account of her Persian expedition with her husband, Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, as A Pilgrimage t...