View of Otters Peak from Bedford, Virginia, Court House

Object Number: 
1958.67
Date: 
c. 1794-95
Medium: 
Graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/8 x 12 1/4 in. ( 20.6 x 31.1 cm ) mat: 14 x 18 in. ( 35.6 x 45.7 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: upper left: "view of the Pike of Otters from the windows of / Bedford court house, the highest Pike bearing / N. W. by N: distant at the foot about 8 miles - / The summit may be ascended in about 3 miles. --"
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed at upper left in graphite: "view of the Pike of Otters from the windows of / Bedford Court house, the highest Pike bearing / N.W. by N. distant at the foot about 8 miles -- / the summit may be ascended in about 3 miles. --"; various annotations
Description: 
Topographical view
Credit Line: 
Gift of Reverend J.E. Strickland
Provenance: 
Descent through the artist's family; the Reverend J.E. Strickland, Gouray Lodge, Jersey, Channel Islands
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group