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  • A chart of New Zealand by James Cook

    Map, Pen and Ink Created date: Oct 1769 - Apr 1770

    James Cook’s completed chart of New Zealand shows the course of the Endeavour as the ship circumnavigated the North Isla...

  • A Cricket Match in Devonshire Street

    Pen and ink, Monochrome wash, View Created date: 1793

    Samuel Hieronymus Grimm was born in Switzerland but it was in England that he spent most of his life and found success a...

  • A drawn view of the back of Whitehall

    Watercolour, Pen and ink, View Created date: c. 1778-80

    Watercolour views by James Miller have been classified in different ways in different collections. His works are include...

  • A painting on oak showing St Nicholas of Myra

    Pen and Ink, Watercolour

    This watercolour records a painting on oak panel which belonged to Sir John Fenn (1739–94), a Norfolk antiquary and publ...

  • A plan of Landguard Fort

    Pen and Ink, Map Created date: 1725

    Cliffs, fields, roads, shoals and inlets are shown on this King’s Topographical Collection map of Harwich on Essex’s Nor...

  • A plan of Solway Moss

    Watercolour, Map, Pen and Ink Created date: January 1772

    Solway Moss is a lowland peat bog located in Cumbria, near the Scottish border. It was surveyed in January 1772 by John ...

  • A prospect of Dunmanus Bay

    Watercolour, Pen and Ink, View Created date: about 1720

    Lying between the Mizen peninsula to the south and Sheep’s Head to the north, Dunmanus Bay is a large and deep natural b...

  • A prospect of Kilmore Fort

    Watercolour, Pen and Ink, View Created date: about 1700

    Kilmore or Culmore Fort is located at the mouth of the River Foyle in Northern Ireland. A British frigate can be seen sa...

  • A rude draft of Wotton

    Drawing, Pen and ink Created date: c. 1643

    This sketch by John Evelyn (1620–1706) depicts the prospect from the south of Wotton in Surrey, the Evelyn family seat. ...

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

    Watercolour, Pen and Ink, Pencil drawing, View Created date: July 1721

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

  • A view of the Bay of Bantry

    Watercolour, Pen and Ink, View Created date: about 1680-90

    Bantry Bay is located on the Atlantic coast of County Cork, Ireland. It is a deep, large and sheltered natural bay, with...

  • A view of the country about Northampton

    Pencil drawing, Pen and Ink, View Created date: September 1721

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

  • A view of the country round Boston taken from Beac...

    Watercolour, Pen and Ink, View Created date: 1775

    This series of six sheets in the King's Topographical Collection was drawn by 25-year-old Richard Williams, a lieutenant...

  • Aisle of St Mary’s Church, West Tofts

    Pen and Ink, Pencil drawing Created date: 1848

    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 Created date: 1719

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