24 November 1998
John Emes (fl. 1783-1805)
A view in the park at Hawkstone, the seat of Sir Richard Hill, Bt., Shropshire
pencil, pen and grey ink and watercolour
16½ x 23¾ in. (41.9 x 60.3 cm.)
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London, Royal Academy, 1790, no. 573.
The house at Hawkstone was built in 1720 but its wings were added thirty years later. The park is particularly distinguished and contains a number of garden buildings of note.
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