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GLAHA 53011/30: Sketchbook of a tour in Gloucestershire, Worcestershire etc., p. 34: Three studies of headstones, St James, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire 1894 - click to view larger image

GLAHA 53011/30
Sketchbook of a tour in Gloucestershire, Worcestershire etc., p. 34: Three studies of headstones, St James, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire 1894
(sketchbook page)

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


Materials:
pencil on cartridge drawing paper
Dimensions:
17.8 x 11.5
Frame:
Marks:
inscr. b.r.: "HEADSTONES. / CHIPPEN CAMDEN - [sic]"
References:
Notes:
These are amongst the earliest of Mackintosh's many drawings of profiles of English headstones, almost all dating from the 18th century. He maintained that they 'put to shame the designs of architects and others which make the modern graveyard hideous'. ['British Architect', 22 November, 1895, p. 360]
Keywords:
SKETCHBOOK : CRM ONLINE : GLOUCESTERSHIRE :

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