Rochester Castle

John Laporte,

WAG 8174

About this object

Laporte stayed at Rochester in 1787. In this view he has omitted the bridge over the Medway that had first been built there in 1387 just upstream from the castle.

Object specifics

  • Artist(s)
    John Laporte (British: English, born:1761, died:8 July 1839)
  • Date
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
    Watercolour; Gouache; Paper
  • Measurements
    paper: 39 cm x 54 cm
  • Physical description
  • Related people
    Cecil Francis Joseph Beausire (Previous owner); Fine Art Society (Previous owner); John Laporte (Artist/maker)
  • Other number(s)
    WAG Inventory Number: 8174
  • Credit line
    Bequeathed to the Walker Art Gallery by C F J Beausire in 1972
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Collection
    From the Walker Art Gallery collections

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Publications

  • English Watercolours in the Collection of C F J Beausire

    Edward Morris

    Author: Edward Morris
    Publisher: Walker Art Gallery, Printed by Elliot Bros. & Yeoman Ltd.
    Date: 1970
    Description:

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Cecil Francis Joseph Beausire

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1972
    Disposal method: Bequeathed to the Walker Art Gallery
  • Fine Art Society

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: Unknown or unrecorded
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded

Inscriptions

Item inscriptions

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    Inscription method: To be Reasearched
    Inscription note:
    Inscription location: Back
Object view = Fine Art
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