Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Windmill Hill (No. 1),

Etching and drypoint

First state

Accession number: 1953.D1.153

Bequest of George W. Davison (B.A. Wesleyan 1892), 1953

Provenance / Collectors' marks: Haden at Woodcole; Kennedy & Co. 75005

The image depicts Windmill Hill, a high common near Swanage which has long served as a landmark for vessels at sea. This and the following plates up to DAC 1953.D1.160 were all done within a fortnight in the immediate neighborhood of Swanage and Dorsetshire.

Bibliography: Harrington 163 i (H. Nazeby Harrington, The Engraved Work of Sir Francis Seymour Haden, P.R.E.: An Illustrated and Descriptive Catalogue, Liverpool: H. Young & Sons, 1910); S. plate 74.

Work Type: print

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