Item NMC/1823 - Canterbury Cathedral

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Canterbury Cathedral


  • c1900 (Creation)

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Pencil and watercolour picture of Canterbury Cathedral.  Pencil note records, 'completed on the spot, Jas.B.Fulton, (shows evidence of having been folded in half.)

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James Black Fulton (1875-1922) was born in Fenwick, Kilmarnock, Scotland, in 1875. He studied at Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland, from 1892-1898, where he was successful in competitions and as a brilliant draughtsman was awarded both the Tite Prize and the Soane Medallion. He was noted for his watercolours of Venice, Italy, and Istanbul, Turkey, and is represented in Glasgow Art Galleries and Museums. Fulton worked as an architect in London and taught at LCC and in Brixton, London before returning to Glasgow School of Architecture, part of the Glasgow School of Art, as its Director in 1920. He died prematurely on 11 April 1922.

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Ink and watercolour on paper

Dimensions: 560 x 380 mm

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GB 1694 NMC/1823

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GB 1694

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ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description - Second edition


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