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Sketch for 'Hampstead Heath'

Elinor Pugh

William Morris Gallery

William Morris Gallery
Walthamstow, London, United Kingdom

This elegant family group was captured by Elinor Pugh on a Bank Holiday visit to Hampstead Heath, London. The clothing, particularly the magnificent Edwardian hats, suggest this was done around 1910. This scene was later worked up into a highly finished illustration, but the pencil underdrawing, quick ink marks and deft hatching of this initial sketch suggest it was probably drawn in situ.

Details

  • Title: Sketch for 'Hampstead Heath'
  • Creator: Elinor Pugh
  • Type: drawing
  • Rights: © William Morris Gallery, London Borough of Waltham Forest
  • Object Number: D266f
  • Medium: Ink and pencil on paper
  • Credit line: Miss Elinor Pugh bequest, 1963

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