Henry Worsley - Set of Six Drawings of Plymouth c.1834

Long Room Barracks Stonehouse PlymouthWorsley Drawing
'Long Room Barracks'
(Stonehouse, Plymouth,
with Drake's Island and
Mt. Edcumbe in background

Laira BridgePencil Sketch by Worsley
The Laira Bridge & Quarrier (sic)
From Turnchapel looking North
up theRiver Plym towards

Henry Worsley pencil sketch for saleEarly Victorian Plymouth
Verso 'From Leats Hill Plymouth.
H. Worsley Plymouth'

Devils Point and Mount EdgecumbeOriginal drawing of Victorian Plymouth by Worsley
'Devil's Point and Part of
Mouth Edgecumbe,

H. Worsley Plymouth' .

Whitsand BayRame Head
'The Rame Head
from Whitsand Bay' (Cornwall).
Devils Point BatteryVictorian pencil Sketch of Plymouth for Sale
'Devil's Point and Battery'
(Milbrook & Hamoaze in background).


A set of six pencil sketches in and around Plymouth, dated 1854. An important historical and topographical of Plymouth and the surrounding area from early Victorian times. These incredibly detailed drawings provide a snapshot of life and commerce in mid a 19th century port.

Many figures, detailed vessels and buildings have been recorded by Worsley during his time as Drawing Master at King's College and before his emigration to New Zealand.

A rare chance to own an important piece of Plymouth's history!

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Artist: Henry F. Worsley

Subject: Plymouth and Surrounding Area
Medium: Pencil drawings   Price: SOLD Size: 100 x 145mm, 4 x 6 " approx   Order No. 520
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Artist's Biography:
Henry F. Worsley (c.1806 - 1876)
A landscape and figure painter who worked in Bath from 1833 to 1838 and was secretary of the Bath Society of Arts. He also lived in London, where he exhibited from 1828 to 1843 and in Caerleon and Rugby. From 1851 to 1855 he was Drawing Master at King's College in succession to M. E. Cotman.

Exhibited @ Sussex Street, RA and RBA. Examples of his work are held by the Victoria Art Gallery, Bath.

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