Pembroke Town and Castle

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Pembroke Town and Castle
Pembroke Town and Castle
Pembroke Town and Castle
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James Mason (1710-1783) after Wilson
Pembroke Town and Castle
Published 17 July 1775
Etching and engraving
Metric: 407 x 546 mm (platemark)
Imperial: 16 x 21 1/2 in. (platemark)
Accession Number
Wilson Online Reference
Landscape with a view of a river and a man standing a boat in the foreground shaking his fist at a boy climbing a tree on the rocks at the left. There are two concerned women beside him and, bathers on the rocks further around the bank at the left. There is a castle across the water on the right and a town beyond.
1917 donated by Nan Ino Cooper, Baroness Lucas of Crudwell and Lady Dingwall (1880-1958) of Wrest Park, Bedfordshire among 4651 prints and drawings given to the British Museum in memory of her brother, Auberon Thomas Herbert, 9th Baron Lucas (1876-1916).
Lettered below image with title in English and French, production detail: 'Richd. Wilson pinxt', 'Jas. Mason Sculpt' and publication line: 'Published July 17th 1775 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside London'
Related Drawings
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)
Related Paintings
P154 Pembroke Town and Castle, National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Critical commentary
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
More Information
An impression belonged to William Lock of Norbury and featured in his sale, Sotheby's London 3-7 May 1821 (619).