Hearne made his first visit to the Lake District in 1777, accompanying Joseph Farington and Sir George Beaumont.
The West Aspect of Furness Abbey, Cumberland by Thomas Hearne, c. 1777
© Wordsworth Trust
- Watercolour over pencil & pen & ink
- 18.8 x 26.7 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £2,300 ( Total: £4,500)
- Acquired in:
- John Spink
Furness Abbey was a place visited by Wordsworth as a schoolboy.
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