This view of Borrowdale was not done from life but on the basis of a Beaumont sketch.

The drawing should be compared with two sketches by Sir George Beaumont, one dated 29 May 1798 and another inscribed Borrowdale, Wed Dec 26 Harrogate.


Sir Francis Beaumont.

Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum

Town End, Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9SH
015394 35544

Opening times

Due to our redevelopment project, Reimagining Wordsworth, our opening times will vary in 2020. Please check our website ahead of your visit for more information.

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