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Holy Island Castle and Lindesfarne Abbey

Holy Island Castle and Lindesfarne Abbey

Item Information

Title:
Holy Island Castle and Lindesfarne Abbey
Description:
Information from accompanying cards: With a very fine fore-edge painting beneath the gilt. It portrays Holy Island Castle and Lindesfarne Abbey, the monastery which was founded in the seventh century and made famous by the labors of St. Cuthbert. The scene is on the coast of Northumberland. Sailing vessels are apparent in the foreground weathering the sea.
Date:
(c) 1811
Format:
Paintings
Genre:
Watercolors
Marine paintings
Fore-edge painting
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Special Collections, Rare Books
Subjects:
Coastlines
Boats
Extent:
1 painting : watercolor on fore edge of book
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
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Notes (acquisition):
Gift of Alfred , May 1951.
Notes (date):
Date of painting unknown. Publication date of book: 1811.
Notes:
Title from accompanying cards.
Found on: Marmion : a tale of Flodden Field / by Walter Scott
Additional Information: Portrays Lindesfarne Abbey/Island in Northumberland, England.
Notes (object):
Fore-edge/fanned to the right
Identifier:
07_04_000010A
Call #:
RARE BKS PR5311 .A1 1811x
Barcode:
39999061725881