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Skids

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From the Collection

Description

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: "Skid"
Inscribed Title: Skids
Medium: Pen and brown ink, over graphite on medium, moderately textured, cream, laid paper, mounted on, moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Credit: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Collective Title: Collection of Sketches by Henry Swinburne
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From the Watercolour World

Location

North Shields, Tyne And Wear, England

Country

Medium

Tww Comment

The inscription says 'Shiels'. The 'Shields' may be a corrupsion of 'shiels', a word used to describe shelters constructed by fishermen at the water's edge.