South east view of Strawberry Hill [art original].
Buckler, John, 1770-1851, artist.
1 drawing : pen and ink and watercolor on wove paper ; image 25 x 38.8 cm, on sheet 30.1 x 39.9 cm
Attribution to John Buckler and date of production from signatures and dates on two similar drawings bound in the same volume. Bound in as page 6 in an extra-illustrated copy of: Walpole, H. Reminiscences, written in MDCCLXXXVIII, for the amusement of Miss Mary and Miss Agnes Berry ... London : Printed by Richard Taylor and Co., 1805. Formerly owned by John A. Spoor, who purchased the book at the Orford sale in 1902. Bought by W.S. Lewis from Hill, April 1940. Title written in ink below image.
View of Horace Walpole's villa at Strawberry Hill, as seen from the southeast part of the property. The white structure is prominent in the center of the image, with ivy and shrubs obscuring the first floor of the house in places. A clump of trees separates the main house from another building on the left, only the edge of which is visible. On the lawn in front of the trees is an urn sitting on a pedestal. A cloud-filled sky is seen above.
Southeast view of Strawberry Hill
Twickenham (London, England)--Buildings, structures, etc.
Orford, Horatio William Walpole,--earl of,--1813-1894--Ownership. Spoor, John A.--(John Alden),--1851-1926--Ownership. Strawberry Hill (Twickenham, London, England)--Pictorial works. Walpole, Horace--1717-1797--Homes and haunts.
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Reminiscences, written in MDCCLXXXVIII, for the amusement of Miss Mary and Miss Agnes Berry ...
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