Archery Ground at Nescliff.
Lithograph on watermarked paper, 'Whatman 1823'. Rare, with large margins. Sheet size: 305 x 395mm (12 x 15½").
A detailed view of a ladies archery competition, taking place at Nescliffe, Shropshire. A number of large targets are displayed in the clearing, surrounded by trees. As the well dressed women take aim, they are watched by a large crowd of spectators. In the distance to the left is a tea pavilion, put up by local landowner the Earl of Bradford.
[Ref: 35114] £320.00