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The Chasms and Meayll Circle

Date made: b.1747-b.1819

Artist: Griffith, Moses

Description: Drawing of The Chasms and Meayll Circle. A note on the drawing states: '[?chasms]', '[Meayl Circle]', 'Isle of Man'.

Moses Griffith (1749-1819) was a Welsh draughtsman, engraver and water colourist. In 1769 he entered the service of Thomas Pennant of Downing, Flintshire (antiquary and natural historian). Griffiths provided illustrations to most of Pennant's books. In 1774 Griffith made a tour of the Isle of Man with Thomas Pennant and Captain Francis Grose (antiquary and topographical draughtsman).


Measurements: 23.5 cm x 19 cm

Materials: paper : ink & wash

Object name: drawing

Collection: Art Collection

ID number: 1954-5692


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