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W.W., 1855

A panoramic view towards Kingston from the military sanatorium at Newcastle, Blue Mountains, Jamaica

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W.W., 1855
A panoramic view towards Kingston from the military sanatorium at Newcastle, Blue Mountains, Jamaica
signed with initials 'W.W.' and dated '1855' (centre right)
watercolour and gouache on 4 sheets laid down on linen
19 11/16 x 121in. (50 x 309cm.)
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The artist 'W.W.' may have been Captain William Watts who was the Garrison Quartermaster, Jamaica, in 1855. A camp on the same site is still used by the Jamaican army.

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