1 drawing : pencil on laid paper ; sheet 18.2 x 30.5 cm
Title written below image in the artist's hand. Attribution to Horace Walpole from local catalog card. Also attributed to John Chute; local catalog card quotes a manuscript note from Michael McCarthy that formerly accompanied the drawing: "This is Chute's hand, and came with the Chute drawings from Dr. Ricci in 1926." Date based on Horace Walpole's death date. Formerly laid in (placed there by W.S. Lewis) Horace Walpole's extra-illustrated copy of his: A description of the villa of Mr. Horace Walpole. Strawberry Hill : Printed by Thomas Kirgate, 1784 (Lewis Walpole Library call number: 49 3582). See Hazen, A.T. Bibliography of the Strawberry Hill Press (1973 ed.), no. 30, copy 12. Seymour de Ricci to W.S. Lewis, 1926.
Sketch of the kitchen garden at Strawberry Hill. Grass walkways, flower beds, shrubs, and rows of trees are among the features labeled on the drawing.
Estates. Gardens. Landscaping plans.
Chute, John, 1701-1776, attributed name. Strawberry Hill (Twickenham, London, England) Walpole, Horace,--1717-1797--Homes and haunts.
Pencil works--British--18th century.
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