Environs of Keswick by Sir George Beaumont

These two volumes (containing 170 drawings) are a unique topographical record of the Lake District in the year before Wordsworth settled at Dove Cottage.


Details

Acquired in:
1987
Vendor:
Sir Francis Beaumont

Beaumont, although not the greatest of artists, was very accomplished, and as Wordsworth's patron and friend, had a profound influence on his views about landscape.

Venue details

Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum Town End, GRASMERE Cumbria LA22 9SH 01539 435 544 www.wordsworth.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £7.50)

1 Mar – 31 Oct
Daily, 9.30am – 5.30pm

1 Nov – 28 Feb
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Closed 24 - 26 Dec and 4 Jan - 3 Feb for yearly restoration

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