“Houghton House” by Thomas Fisher – Houghton House, Ampthill, Bedfordshire, UK
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N 52° 02.658 W 000° 29.198
30U E 672360 N 5768947
Quick Description: A painting of the North elevation of Houghton House.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/27/2015 6:58:24 AM
Waymark Code: WMN9TM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
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Long Description:
Thomas Fisher weas born in Rochester around 1781, the son of a printer and bookseller. He worked for the East India Company for some 46 years. He was an accomplished draughtsman and antiquarian and was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries. Between 1812 and 1816 Fisher published 95 plates of his drawings of monumental and other remains in Bedfordshire.

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The watercolour painting is in the possession of Luton Museums. The painting can be seen on the website of the Friends of Luton Museums
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Artist: Thomas Fisher

Date of Your Photograph: 1/27/2015

Medium of Painting: Watercolour

Date of Painting: Not listed

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