The font at St Swithin’s Church, Ashmanhaugh

Description

Between 1811 and 1818 John Sell Cotman published a series of etchings depicting the architectural antiquities of his native county, Norfolk.  Produced after his own drawings, the etchings were accompanied by descriptions anonymously authored by his antiquarian patron, Dawson Turner. This particular Cotman etching of the font at St Swithin’s Church in Ashmanhaugh was selected by Turner to extra-illustrate Blomefield’s An Essay Towards A Topographical History of the County of Norfolk (1805-10).

Full title:
Vol. I.includes:f. 173 Heydon family; of Baconsthorpe: Pedigree of, to temp. Eliz
Published:
1 December 1813
Format:
Etching
Creator:
John Sell Cotman
Usage terms
Public Domain
Held by
British Library
Shelfmark:
Add MS 23024, f.64

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