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Water-colour painting entitled Rydal Water, of the Lake District (circa 1870).


Frame width - 13.5"

Frame height - 10"

Painting width - 8.5"

Painting height - 5"


This watercolour is part of an unsigned collection of 25 catalogued paintings dating back to circa 1874. Within this collection was one hand-coloured lithograph, signed by the The Reverend Busteed Ashley.


The Reverend Busteed Ashley (1811-1898) was the Vicar of Wooburn. He was a  polymath, architect, artist, historian, engineer and cartographer. The Reverend Ashley was known to undertake painting expeditions to British beauty sites including the Lake District, Snowdonia and Perthshire. 

Rydal Water

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