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image credit Yale Center for British Art | Licence: Public Domain, Yale Center for British Art
image credit Yale Center for British Art | Licence: Public Domain, Yale Center for British Art

Entrance to Peak Cavern, or Devil's Hole, Castleton

Undated

George Cumberland

From the collection

Title

Entrance to Peak Cavern, or Devil's Hole, Castleton

Date

Undated

Description

Inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink over graphite, centre: "Outward entrance to the Peake Cavern I at Castleton I showing the Cottage of the 3 old women, where I neither rain or Sun ever come - and the I Packthread Spinners works within the cave I far to right below in darkness lies that I small entrance into the great caverns that I extend near half a mile under the limestone I Rock I GC."; in graphite on verso, right: "Box by waggon - of Jos Heblesson of I Manchester - to be left at I Barmaclough the brown Horse near I Chapel in Fells park I To be forwarded to Mr. Barbor of the Shakespear".
Medium: Watercolour and graphite
Credit Line: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Location

Peak Cavern, Castleton, Derbyshire, England

Country

Continent

Location Accuracy

Pinpoint

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