Camp of Tinkers, Darlington, Durham, England

Object Number: 
1947.351
Date: 
1837
Medium: 
Watercolor, graphite, and brown ink on paper, laid on card
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 5/8 x 6 1/2 in. ( 11.7 x 16.5 cm ) mat: 14 x 18 in. ( 35.6 x 45.7 cm )
Marks: 
signature and date: lower center: "1837, W.R. Miller" inscription: lower left: "Gypsies [crossed out] Camp of Tinkers" inscription: lower right: "F. Coney--pot Lane/near Darlington/Durham"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed and signed at lower left in brown ink over graphite: "Gypsies[crossed out] Camp of Tinkers -- 1837. W. R. Miller"; at lower right: "Honey -pot Lane / near Darlington / Durham"
Gallery Label: 
This was painted when Miller was nineteen-years-old.
Credit Line: 
Gift of George A. Zabriski
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group