River Severn, British Isles
The Ponds, Woodperry, near Oxford (drawing)
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Drawing, 'The Ponds, Woodperry, near Oxford' by Dr William Crotch (1775-1847), pencil, watercolour and gum (heightened with white) on paper, Sep 1797; 18.6 cm x 25.5 cm; inscription in brown ink on reverse 'The Ponds Woodperry near Oxford. Ashen Close / Otmoor flooded. / Horton and Brill Hills / Wm Crotch Sepr 1797'; inscription in pencil on reverse 'to Mr Browne 1847'; inscription in brown ink label 'Captain Roberts and Mrs R the / father and mother of James Roberts MGS / Master of WC and WN Ed etc etc saw this early production of WC afterwards / PGS. and approved. RS Secy'; mark impressed stamp bottom left corner 'SUPERFINE BOARD'
Credit: Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery
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