Credit: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Inscribed in red chalk, verso, lower left: "174"; in graphite, verso, lower left: " Part of the Valley of Vision. S Palmer. To be added to AHPs collection"
Gouache, brush and brown and black ink, brown and black wash, over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper (wrapper for Creswick crayon paper)
Public Domain, Yale Center for British Art
image credit Yale Center for British Art
Darent Valley, Kent, England
People & Society
Palmer, who lived in Shoreham, referred to the Darent Valley in the North Downs as the Valley of Vision and 'an earthly paradise'.