Album of drawings of Bletchingley, 1828-1829

cover of albumpencil sketch of a country estate An album of amateur drawings, with scenes in Kent, East Sussex, Hertfordshire and Surrey. The artist, only identified with the initials ‘S.G.L.’, provides titles and dates for the majority of the drawings. The first group (thirteen in all) dated 1828 are views in Kent, Sussex, and Hertfordshire, including Leeds Castle, Hythe, Sandgate, Rye, Pevensey Castle, Tunbridge Wells, St. Albans, and Hatfield. The second, larger group of drawings are scenes in and round the village of Bletchingley (sometimes Bletchingly) in Surrey, depicting village life.

  • Artist: L., S. G., artist.
  • Title: [Album of drawings of Bletchingley, 1828-1829] [art original] / S.G.L.
  • Production: [England], 1828-1829.

Catalog Record 

Folio 64 Su7 828

Acquired December 2019

Grinning at a gudgeon

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An angler sitting on the branch of a tree overhanging a river in the rain, open umbrella over his shoulder, peering at a shoal of gudgeon grinning at him just out of reach of his hook.

  • PrintmakerGrant, C. J. (Charles Jameson), active 1830-1852, printmaker.
  • TitleGrinning at a gudgeon [graphic] / C.J. Grant invent & fecit.
  • Published[London] : Pub. for the proprietor by M. Clark, Castle Court, Augt. 19th, 1831

Catalog Record & Digital Collection

831.08.19.01

Acquired September 2014