Thomas Stothard Allington Castle on the River Medway, Kent 1779

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Thomas Stothard 1755–1834
Allington Castle on the River Medway, Kent
Date 1779
Medium Graphite on paper
Dimensions Support: 105 x 215 mm
Acquisition Purchased as part of the Oppé Collection with assistance from the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund 1996
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This is a sketch by Stothard of Allington Castle on the Medway. It is a memento of the sort of sketching expedition Blake and Stothard were on when they were accused of being French spies. They may have been arrested near this castle.

May 2003

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