Pembroke Town and Castle

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Pembroke Town and Castle
Pembroke Town and Castle
Pembroke Town and Castle
National Museum Wales, Cardiff
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James Mason (1710-1783) after Wilson
Pembroke Town and Castle
Published 17 July 1775
Engraving on laid paper trimmed near platemark and mounted on tissue
Metric: 418 x 564 mm
Imperial: 16 1/2 x 22 3/16 in.
Accession Number
NMW A 10998
Wilson Online Reference
Lettered below the image:
[1] Upper left: Richd. Wilson Pinxt
[2] Upper right: Jas. Mason sculpt[
[3] Left centre: PEMBROKE TOWN AND CASTLE, in South Wales.
[4] Right centre: VILLE ET CHATEAU DE PEMBROKE, dans la Principauté de Galles
[5] Lower centre: Published July 17th 1775 by John Boydell Engraver in Cheapside London
Verso inscriptions
[1] Centre right at 90 degrees, old pencil: 173/12
[2] Lower right edge, pencil: 86.98 [?]
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 & 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.
Previous Cat/Ref Nos
R. Gough, Anecdotes of British Topography, London 1768, p. 600
More Information
An impression belonged to William Lock of Norbury and featured in his sale, Sotheby's London 3-7 May 1821 (619).
Trimmed near platemark and mounted in tissue strips. Repaired tear mid-right. Brown staining verso.