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GLAHA 53011/1: Sketchbook of a tour in Gloucestershire, Worcestershire etc., inside cover 1894 - click to view larger image GLAHA 53011/1: Sketchbook of a tour in Gloucestershire, Worcestershire etc., inside cover 1894 - click to view larger image

GLAHA 53011/1
Sketchbook of a tour in Gloucestershire, Worcestershire etc., inside cover 1894
(sketchbookpage)

CRE MACKINTOSH, Charles Rennie; (Scottish; 1868-1928)


Materials:
pencil on cartridge drawing paper
Dimensions:
11.5 x 17.8
Frame:
Marks:
s.: "CHAS. R MACKINTOSH. / 140 BATH ST - / GLASGOW -"; and inscr. t.:"AS I NOW [sic] / ART SOWAS [sic] / I AS I AM / SO SHALT / THOW BEE / Thomas Taylor does live here / sweeps chimneys clean, and is not dear / and if your chimney is on fire / he'll put it out if you require."; sketchbook's manufacturer's label stuck at t.l. corner: "MADE OF / CARTRIDGE DRAWING PAPER. / WINSOR & NEWTON, Ltd, LONDON, W."
References:
Notes:
The epitaph, which Mackintosh has transcribed as "AS I NOW ART...", should read "AS THOW ART..." It is on the west wall of the south transept of St Eadburgha, Broadway, Worcestershire. The address given is Mackintosh's work address.
Keywords:
SKETCHBOOK : WORCESTERSHIRE : BUILDING : CRM ONLINE : INSCRIPTION : EPITAPH :

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