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Spalding Church S/W

4th October 1797

William Burgess

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Title

Spalding Church S/W

Date

4th October 1797

Description

Pen and grey ink and wash. William Burgess was a conventional eighteenth century topographical artist working in pen and ink and wash and also produced portraits in crayon. His father Thomas Burgess (c.1730-1791) was a portrait painter and his sons Thomas, John Cart and Henry William were all artists. He ran a drawing academy in Maiden Lane, London. The present drawings were both executed in December 1797 and subsequently engraved for a publication on Lincolnshire and Cambridgeshire churches. Spalding stands on the river Welland in the Fens of South Lincolnshire. The foundations of the Church of St. Mary and St. Nicholas, Spalding, were laid in 1284. The tower was built in 1360.

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Location

The Parish Church of Saint Mary and Saint Nicolas, Spalding, Lincolnshire, England

Country

Continent

Location Accuracy

Pinpoint

Credits

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