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Stothard, Charles A - Artist

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Height (of Mount): 497mm
Width (of Mount): 374mm
Height: 167mm
Width: 266mm
Height: 108mm
Width: 314mm
Height: 125mm
Width: 213mm


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Various Articles of Iron and Bronze found in the remains of a Roman Villa at Witcombe in Gloucestershire

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C. A.Stothard del.


Reference (free text)

Samuel Lysons, 'Account of the Remains of a Roman Villa Discovered in the Parish of Great Witcombe, in the County of Gloucester', Archaeologia 19 (1821): 178-83.

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E M Clifford, 'The Roman Villa, Witcombe, Gloucestershire', Transactions of the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society 73 (1954): 5-69. Illustrations (Engravings), fig. 13, p. 48; fig. 14, p. 49; fig. 19, p. 62.

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Anna Eliza Bray, Memoires, Including Original Journals, Letters, Papers, and Antiquarian Tracts, of the Late Charles Alfred Stothard (London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1823), pp. 257-61.

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Joseph Farington, The Diary of Joseph Farington (Kenneth Garlick, Angus Macintyre, and Kathryn Cave, eds.) 17 vols. (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1978-1998), 15, p. 5186. 'Friday 10th [April 1818] ... Lysons called, having returned from Gloucestershire yesterday. He shewed [sic] a plan of a Roman Villa discovered abt. 6 weeks [ago] in Gloucestershire on the estate of Sir William Hicks...Stothard, Junr, is now making drawings of it for Lysons.'
    There are three drawings mounted on a larger sheet, enclosed in a ruled pencil border.