Pomphlett

‘Pomphlett’ by James Leakey, 1808. This pencil on paper drawing depicts a small thatched cottage, typical of rural Devon and Cornwall. Pomphlett village is located near Plymouth, Devon. It is known for its old buildings and picturesque setting.

James Leakey (1775-1865) was an English landscape artist who often depicted rural Devon scenes.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
43/1999/4A
Category
Fine Art
Collection Class
Drawings
Medium
pencil on paper
Common Name
Pomphlett
Simple Name
drawing
Inscription Transcription
Pomphlett; Oct 31 1800
Period Classification
George III (1760-1811)
Production Town
Exeter
Production County
Devon
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Date
1800
Production Person Initials
James
Production Person Surname
Leakey
Production Year Low

Production Year High


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Pomphlett