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Pembroke Town and Castle
The Trustees of the British Museum
James Mason (1710-1783) after Wilson
Pembroke Town and Castle
1775 (undated)
374 x 534 mm (sheet trimmed)
14 3/4 x 21 in. (sheet trimmed)
Landscape with a view of a river, a man standing in a boat in the foreground shaking his fist at a boy climbing a tree on the rocks at left. There are two concerned women beside him, bathers on the rocks further around the bank at the left, with a castle across the water at the right and a town beyond.
Edward Daniell, 53 Mortimer Street, Cavendish Square, London, from whom purchased 1870
Scratched below the image:
[1] Lower left: 'R. Wilson pinxt.'
[2] Lower right: 'Jas. Mason fecit'
Inscribed lower centre: Pembroke Castle.
D368 Pembroke Town and Castle, National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth (P06223)
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Other impressions are at The National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth / Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru (4609286, PB3781 and PD04427)
P154 Pembroke Town and Castle, National Museum Wales, Cardiff
This print is one of the set, Six Views in North and South Wales, all after Wilson, published by John Boydell in 1775.
R. Gough, Anecdotes of British Topography, London 1768, p. 600; Edwards 1808, p. 88
Etched state before engraving and lettering added