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Leathes Water: P.1680-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Leathes Water


Printmaker: Dawe, Henry Edward
Draughtsman: Constable, John (After)
Publisher: Constable, John



Measurements and weight

Height: 246 mm
Width: 383 mm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1910) by Charrington, John


Production date: AD 1815-05-01

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Drawn by John Constable
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Engraved by Henry Dawe
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Leathes Water / or Wythburn Lake, Cumberland. This view is taken from the elevated part of the valley, on the road leading from Grassmere to Keswick, / near Dunmail Raise. To the North in the extreme distance rises Saddleback, and on the right is Helvellyn.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: London Published by Mr. Constable, 63, Charlotte Street, Fitzroy Square, May 1, 1815.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1680-R
Primary reference Number: 5931
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 19 June 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 27 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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