• The Pigeon House at Suttons, Essex -
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    inscribed lower left: Pigeon House & c, at Suttons, Essex/Augst 1st 1811
    pen and brown and black innk over pencil
    31.2 by 23.2 cm., 12 1/4 by 9 inches

    Suttons stands on the edge of the parish of Stapleford Tawney, five miles south-east of Epping.  The house was originally 17th century and was bought by Charles Smith (1757-1814) of Mile End, Middlesex for ?15,725 in 1787.  On his death, the house was renovated and was 'cased in brickwork and covered with stucco........    the weather boarded outbuildings and brick dovecote are probably 18th century' (A history of the County of Essex, vol. IV, ed. By W.R. Powell, 1956, p.236).

    Charles Smith's daughter Emma married James Edward Austen-Leigh, Jane Austen's nephew in 1828.  His Memoir of Jane Austen was published in 1870.

    The house was inherited by Sir Charles Cunliffe Smith, Bt., in 1838 and descended with the baronetcy until it was sold in 1959 on the death of Sir Thomas Hamilton-Spencer-Smith.


  • The Farmyard from the interior of a Barn, Suttons -
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    inscribed lower left under mount: Farm yard & c, from the interior of a Barn. Suttons
    pen and brown and black ink over pencil
    23.3 by 32.8 cm., 9 by 12 3/4 inches

    Suttons stands on the edge of the parish of Stapleford Tawney, five miles south-east of Epping.  The house was originally 17th century and was bought by Charles Smith (1757-1814) of Mile End, Middlesex for ?15,725 in 1787.  On his death, the house was renovated and was 'cased in brickwork and covered with stucco........    the weather boarded outbuildings and brick dovecote are probably 18th century' (A history of the County of Essex, vol. IV, ed. By W.R. Powell, 1956, p.236).

    Charles Smith's daughter Emma married James Edward Austen-Leigh, Jane Austen's nephew in 1828.  His Memoir of Jane Austen was published in 1870.

    The house was inherited by Sir Charles Cunliffe Smith, Bt., in 1838 and descended with the baronetcy until it was sold in 1959 on the death of Sir Thomas Hamilton-Spencer-Smith.
  • The Farmhouse at Suttons, Essex -
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    Inscribed lower left: Farm House & c, at Suttons/August 3.d 1811

    Pen and black and brown ink over pencil

    23.4 x 32.9 cm., 9 x 13 inches

  • The Mall, Hammersmith -
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    Inscribed with title lower left, dated October 1812 and numbered 30

    Pen and black and brown ink over pencil

    24 x 33.5 cm., 9 ? x 13 inches

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