Nine Barrow Down
ca. October 1877
Sir Francis Seymour Haden (English, 1818–1910)
Harrington (1910) 167, First; Drake 150; Schneiderman (1983) I
Platemark: 14.8 × 22.4 cm (5 13/16 × 8 13/16 in.) Sheet: 20.4 × 30.2 cm (8 1/16 × 11 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Drypoint on copper
Not On View
The cancelled plate is in N. W. Lott and H. J. Gerrish, Ltd., London, England
Harrington catalogues two states, trial (a) with the bur and the published state with the bur removed. I believe that the bur wore during the printing, rather than being intentionally removed.
I (D1, Ha/1). A craggy landscape with a road at the center descending towards a group of trees and buildings in a rocky hollow; beyond is a plain stretching away towards the sea. With the inscription Seymour Haden 1877 (D, l.l.).
Copy. Photoengraving by Alexander & Sons, Ltd., London, in Salaman, The Etchings (1923), plate 77, 132 x 190 mm.
Schneiderman (1983) p. 311.
On plate: diagonal l.l. Seymour Haden 1877
On plate: diagonal l.l. Seymour Haden 1877; On sheet in graphite Seymour Haden
Henry F. Sewall, N.Y.; date acquired: October 21, 1897
Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund