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West Prospect of Elizabeth Castle in Jersey
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Lempriere, Clement; Bastide, John Henry; Toms, W. H.
Place made: United Kingdom, Greater London, London
Date made: 1750
Materials: ink; paper; color wash
Measurements: 11 1/4 in x 17 3/4 in
Nomenclature: British; Elizabeth Castle; Jersey
Classification: ports and harbors
A hand-colored seascape of the rocky islet in St. Aubin's Bay with a view of Elizabeth Castle in Jersey. The castle, first built in the 1950s, defended Jersey. The numbers above the fortification structures along the horizon correspond to the numbered captions at the bottom margin. Five British ships sail in the waters.