Plymouth Dock

‘Plymouth Dock’ by William Payne, about 1800-1810. This watercolour on paper depicts a view of Plymouth Dock, with a large redbrick building commanding a hill surrounded by trees.

William Payne (1760-1830) was an English painter who often depicted landscapes, was known for inventing the paint tint called Payne’s grey.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
46/1925/710
Category
Fine Art
Collection Class
Drawings
Medium
watercolour on paper
Common Name
Plymouth Dock
Simple Name
drawing
Inscription Transcription
Plymouth Dock
Period Classification
George III (1760-1811)
Production County
Devon
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Person Initials
William
Production Person Surname
Payne
Production Year Low
1800
Production Year High
1810

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Plymouth Dock