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At Sandrock, Isle of Wight, 13 August 1829

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Description

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "at | Sand Rock | I. Wight"
Medium: Graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Credit: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Collective Title: Sketches, Volume IV: Drawings of Isle of Wight, Hampshire and Devon
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Location

Rock Cottage, Niton, Isle of Wight, England

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Tww Comment

Rock Cottage was once an outbuilding of the fashionable Royal Sandrock Hotel, known as 'The Sandrock', built c.1790. The main buildings were destroyed by fire in the 1980s. This sketch shows a view of Gore Cliff.