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Sketch From the Inn at Hampton

Description

Pencil, pen, ink, and watercolor on paper drawing of "Sketch From the Inn at Hampton", ca. 1798, from the Latrobe Sketchbooks, by Benjamin Henry Latrobe. This Virginia scene features two two-masted schooners at dock in the foreground. A man sits in one of the boats. In the distance, out on the water, are other sailing ships, houses, and one structure with a windmill. The body of water could be the Hampton River or Chesapeake Bay.

Date

circa 1798

Materials

Pencil, pen, ink, and watercolor on paper

Dimensions

10.5 x 7 inches

Object ID

1960.108.1.4.8

Resource ID

4730

Notes

Sketchbook 4

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.