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    Bow and Arrow Castle, Portland, Dorset

     

    Signed or inscribed on original mount: J.W. Upham 1821 and inscribed verso: Bow and Arrow Castle, Portland

    276 x 387 mm., 11 x 15 in.

     

    Engraved:

    By J. Bluck for a `A Fine set of Views in and around Weymouth, Dorset' as a coloured aquatint, July 1821

     

    Originally a pupil of Francis Towne, Upham became a drawing master in Weymouth, Dorset and specialised in Dorset and Devon views. The present watercolour is one of series of

    coloured aquatints published in July 1821 described as `A fine set of views in and around Weymouth, Dorset, drawn and published in Weymouth by John William Upham (1772-1828), with bright matching colour. 

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