Spilsbury, J. Perspective view of Dilston Hall
A perspective view of Dilston Hall, once the seat of the unfortunate James, Earl of Derwent-Water [graphic] / T. Oliver delin. ; Spilsbury sculp., Russel-Court, London.

Creator:
Spilsbury, Jonathan, approximately 1737-1812, printmaker.
Physical Description:
1 print : engraving on laid paper ; image 27.7 x 45 cm, plate mark 42.8 x 48 cm, on sheet 44.2 x 49 cm
Notes:
Title engraved above image.
Plate signed below image.
Verses below image begin: How mournful feeble nature's tone, when Dilston-Hall appears ...
Abstract:
A view of Dilston Hall with its grounds, gardens, and river in foreground. On the far end of the bridge over the river on the right sits a woman with her back to the viewer, a man with a cane walks past her. Other figures in the foreground include a fisherman with a dog addressing a man with a raised cane and a dog at his heels; a woman with a hat appears to have a kerchief to her eye as she views the two men. In the right foreground a woman sits on the grass with child standing in front of her. In the left foreground another two men with walking sticks and one dog converse. A poem engraved in three columns below the image laments the death of the Earl.
Topics:
Castles & palaces--England--Northumberland.
Estates--England.
Jacobites--Poetry--18th century.
Topics:
Derwentwater, James Radcliffe,--Earl of,--1689-1716--Homes and haunts.
Derwentwater, James Radcliffe,--Earl of,--1689-1716--Poetry.
Dilston Castle (Dilston, England)--http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2011003077
Oliver, Thomas, active 1766, artist.
Language:
English
Genre:
Broadside poems--1766.
Engravings--England--London--1766.
Views.
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Call Number:
Topos N878 no. 2++
Orbis Record:
13278651
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr36218
OID:
16649423
PID:
digcoll:4581046