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A View of Esq. Turner's Garden at Valence in Kent

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Description

Inscribed in brown ink, lower left: "Jn. Donowell dilin"; inscribed on back in brown ink, lower right: "View £2-2-0 | figures-0-10-6 | 2=12=6"; in brown ink, lower center: "A View of Es.9 Turner Garden with a Beautiful rural Caskaid that flowes out of a thick wood into | a large Bassen in the Garden & then wastes it self underground"; in graphite, center: light sketch; in graphite, lower right: "19 [encircled] | D436"; in graphite, lower right (under "B" number): illegible (initials?)
Medium: Pen, ink, and gray wash on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Credit: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Location

Sutton Valence, Kent, England

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John Donowell was an architect and engraver in the 18th century.