Siege

‘Siege’ by George Townsend, about 1860-1890. This watercolour illustration depicts a siege outside a castle or town wall. Men in arms tip barrels of what looks like water over burning straw. Other men of arms at ground level aim with muskets at the embattlements.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
39/1927/22
Category
Fine Art
Collection Class
Drawings
Medium
watercolour on paper
Common Name
Siege
Simple Name
drawing
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
Production Town
Exeter
Production County
Devon
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Person Initials
George
Production Person Surname
Townsend
Production Year Low
1860
Production Year High
1890

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Siege