Pencil drawings of the Isle of Wight and North Devon
- 1850-1851 (Creation)
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24 pencil drawings
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Most of the drawings are captioned and most likely drawn while George Clayton Eaton was travelling around the Isle of Wight in 1850, and North Devon in 1851. Includes, rocks at St Boniface, Isle of Wight [no. 1]; The Crab Inn, Shanklin, Isle of Wight [no. 2]; 'The Foreland', North Devon [no. 3]; ruined cottages near Lynton, North Devon, 12 July 1851 [no. 4]; Watersmeet, North Devon [no. 5]; Brading parish church, Isle of Wight [no. 6]; St Lawrence church, Isle of Wight [no. 7]; Shanklin church, Isle of Wight [no. 8]; 'The Devil's Cheesewring', Valley of Rocks, North Devon [no. 9]; 'Mouth of the Lyn', North Devon [no. 10]; ruin of a chapel at St Lawrence, Isle of Wight [no. 11]; lime kiln at Hele, North Devon, [no. 12]; Bonchurch, Isle of Wight [no. 13]; Carisbrooke Castle, Isle of Wight [no.14]; 'effect of fog bank', Isle of Wight [no. 15]; cottage at Barbrick, West Lyn, North Devon [no. 16]; the keep of Carisbrooke Castle, Isle of Wight [no. 17]; Culver Cliff, Isle of Wight [no. 18]; waterfall at St Boniface, Isle of Wight [no. 19]; ruin of stone lighthouse at St Catherine's Down, Isle of Wight, inscribed as 'ruin of a chapel' [no. 20]; St Lawrence Well, Isle of Wight [no. 21]; cave at Luccombe, Isle of Wight [no. 22]; The Needles, Isle of Wight, [no. 23]; and 'Rocks and Oak', East Lyn, North Devon, [no. 24].
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Originally contained in a wrapper labelled 'Isle of Wight and North Devon, 1-24'. The drawings have been arranged and numbered as they were placed in their original wrapper.
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Created 22/02/2012 by drobf. Modified 14/08/2017 by Droip.