• The Colonnades of the Chapter House, Cathedral Close, Winchester -
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    watercolour over pencil

    23.7 by 32.1cm, 9 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches

     

    The colonnades are all that remains of the eleventh century Chapter House of Winchester Cathedral. Beyond is the facade of No.1, The Close. Prosser lived in Winchester in the1840s and 1850s and produced a number of views of the city.

  • Chesil Street, Winchester -
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    Signed lower left: G F E Prosser/1881/Cheesehill St. WINTON

    Watercolour over pencil heightened with touches of bodycolour

    17 by 27.3 cm., 6 ½  by 10 ¾  inches

     

    This is a view looking west from the junction of Chesil St., Bar End Road, Wharf Hill and East Hill.  At the bottom of Wharf Hill is the Old Dog and Duck pub which remained in business until 1922 and in 1934 the building was demolished. Beyond is the tower of Winchester College chapel beyond. The Black Boy pub, which still exists, is visible to the left with the King’s Arms pub, which closed in 2007 and is now a restaurant, to the right. A view from almost the same spot by Prosser, dated 1840, is in Winchester Museum.

  • Looking towards Morestead Downs from Chesil St., Winchester -
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    Signed lower left: Looking to Morested/from Bar End./G.F.E. Prosser/1878

    Watercolour over pencil heightened with touches of bodycolour

    17 by 27.3 cm., 6 ½  by 10 ¾  inches

     

    This is a view looking south down Chesil St, which becomes Bar End Road, towards the village of Morestead up on the Downs.

     

    Prosser was born in London and worked in Surrey before moving to Winchester in the early 1850s. He lived and worked at 80 High Street, Winchester where he also taught drawing.

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