Fordington, Dorchester, Dorset, England
A street scene in Higher Bockhampton
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From the Collection
Watercolour mounted on page 80 of H.J. Moule "Dorset Vol.2". View of the village street with a large thatched cottage in the right foreground. A girl with a hoop is walking towards two women standing at a garden gate. A girl is drawing water from a well next to the cottage. Two figures are in the lane in the distance. The image is flanked by trees. Inscriptions: [on image bottom right] "Nov 2" / [on mount bottom left] "Upper Bockhampton" / [on mount bottom middle] "Elms destroyed. A well-house added" / [on mount bottom right] "Sketch" / [on mount] "November 2".