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  • 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 female saint with a box of ointment in her hand

    Watercolour

    This watercolour is one of a series collected by Dawson Turner which record the figures of saints once painted on the sc...

  • 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 panorama of Delhi

    Watercolour, Bodycolour, View Created date: 1846

    This 360-degree panorama of Delhi spans nearly five metres. It was produced by the Indian artist Mazhar Ali Khan, possib...

  • A panorama of the ruins at Persepolis

    Watercolour, View Created date: June 1818

    Persepolis, the palatial city whose construction was begun by Darius I, was the ceremonial and administrative capital of...

  • 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 Sassanian bas-relief at Nakshi-Roustam with Ker...

    Watercolour, View Created date: June 1818

    This watercolour shows one of the four bas-reliefs at Naqsh-e Rustam (‘Throne of Rustam’), the ancient necropolis near P...

  • A Service in Bath Abbey

    Watercolour Created date: 1788

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

  • 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 Bridge under Langdale Pikes, Westmor...

    Watercolour, View Created date: 1800-23

    The artist William Green produced topographical views of the Lake District both as a teaching resource that could be cop...

  • 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...

  • A winged bull at Persepolis

    Watercolour, View Created date: June 1818

    The propylaea, built by Xerxes I (518–465 BCE), was the monumental entrance to the palatial city of Persepolis. Its west...