Sketch of a thatched house 'At Pewsey, Wilts, 10 July 1878'
William James Herschel returned home in 1878 after 25 years in the Indian civil service. That summer he went on a sketching holiday with S. E. Hardcastle. Though the picture is signed only S. E. H. another sketch in the collection [PAD3712] identifies an S. E. Hardcastle and so it seems likely that the H here refers to Hardcastle rather than Herschel.
William James Herschel
Original size: 144 mm x 231 mm
- Image reference: PY6042
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Herschel Collection
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