8 April 1997
William Callow, R.W.S. (1812-1908)
The Butter Cross, The High Street, Winchester, Hampshire
signed 'W. Callow' (lower right)
pencil and watercolour heightened with gum arabic and with scratching out
16 3/8 x 12¾ in. (41.6 x 32.4 cm.)
Anon. sale, Christie's London, 2 February 1877, lot 55 as 'Old Cross, Winchester' (16 gns. to Jones).
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