It portrays the mountains in the southern part of Ullswater and provides the setting for one of Wordsworth's most significant passages, where the young Wordsworth steals the boat and provokes the wrath of the mountains.

Provenance

Cyril Plannt; Sold Christie's 14/7/89; James Mackinnon.


Wordsworth Grasmere

Wordsworth Grasmere, Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9SH
015394 35544
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Opening times

Opening 2020. 7 April 2020 to 31 October 2020, 10:00 -17:30 (seven days per week) 1 November 2020 to 31 March 2021, 11:00 -16:30 (open Wednesday to Sunday) Christmas and New Year see website for details. Last admission will be one hour before closing. Parts of our site are opening throughout 2020 because of our redevelopment project. Check our website before your visit to see what will be open.

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