© Trustees of the British Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
© Trustees of the British Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0

Untitled (View along an estuary)

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Description

View along an estuary, with children by a shored boat at the left, boats on the water on the right and a windmill in the distance. Watercolour with gum Arabic and touches of white bodycolour.

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Location

Fowler's Mill, Battersea, London, England

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Tww Comment

Fowler's Mill was a horizontal windmill in Battersea. Its tower-like structure seems to be depicted in the distant centre of the painting, with a vertical windmill to the right. There were several windmills in use in south London at the time.