The South Gate, Exeter by Thomas Rowlandson

The South Gate was a magnificent gateway with its own fortifications in the form of a ditch which had to be crossed by a bridge.

Details

Medium:
Pen & grey and brown ink & watercolour over pencil
Dimensions:
17.5 x 24 cm
Art Fund grant:
£540 ( Total: £2,223)
Acquired in:
2002
Vendor:
Sotheby's

The bridge was demolished in 1819 to cope with the increase in traffic.

Venue details

Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery Queen Street, EXETER Devon EX4 3RX 01392 665858 www.rammuseum.org.uk

Entry details

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