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Cotmania. Vol. VIII. 1932-3

Archive: SDK Sydney Decimus Kitson Archive
Reference Number: SDK/1/2/1/8
Page: 17 recto

  • Description

    Colman collection at Crown Point (16)


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    **(2) "Irmingland" - fine sketch of a pit, water foreground, blk chk & pipeclay on buff paper, 10½ x 19½.
    ***(3) A bridge almost finished building, some scaffold poles & workmen, colour notes in sky (wrong way up) pencil on white paper. It is the bridge over the moat in the Norwich Castle Gardens, & must have been done in 1833 - the c.c railings have the date 1834. Superb short-hand sketch, 10¾ x 16½.
    (4) An early w.c. of Wenlock Priory (cf s.g. etching 35) very poor, 10½ x 8¼.
    There are 2 new upright oil Cotmans at Crown Point, both from Nutman's coll. (1) A monk. (2) An ecclesiastic. Both very uninteresting.
    R. J. Colman has a 4th vol.
    Fifty / Etchings / by / Mrs Dawson Turner
    and at back of title page - 'Only Twelve Copies Printed'. There are 39 portraits , all (except that of Langlois) in the 'One Hundred Etchings'. The others are. 3 Teniers (in 100 E)

Colman collection at Crown Point (16)