A set of eight early Victorian sand pictures
seven depicting various views of the Isle of Wight, including The Needles; Head of Shanklin Chine; Luccombe Cave near Shanklin; Steephill Cave; Pulpit Rock near Ventor; The Arched Rock Freshwater; Black Gang Chine; six inscribed Drawn with Alum Bay Sands and signed and dated E. Dore, Newport Isle of Wight, 1838; and another sand picture, all contained in a glazed giltwood frame -- 19¼in. x 21¼in. (49 x 54cm) overall
Vide June Field, Collecting Georgian and Victorian Crafts. See P.49, for comparative examples.