A view of a Bridge near Horsham in Sussex by George Robertson

This is the earliest view of any aspect of Horsham.

Details

Medium:
Pencil, pen & ink with watercolour wash
Dimensions:
35.3 x 48 cm
Art Fund grant:
£6,000 ( Total: £8,500)
Acquired in:
2005
Vendor:
W/S Fine Art Ltd

The view is probably of Tan bridge over the River Arun looking up stream to the weir of Horsham Town Mill, with the vegetation and angle excluding the industrial buildings. Tan bridge was first built in the 1300's but by 1764 turnpikes had been installed.

Provenance

Unknown until W/S Fine Art Ltd, 2005.

Venue details

Horsham Museum & Art Gallery 9 Causeway, HORSHAM West Sussex RH12 1HE 01403 254 959 www.horshammuseum.org

Entry details

Free to all

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