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Devock Water

Photo credit: Lakeland Arts Trust

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Blacklock was born in London, the son of a bookseller who originated from Cumwhitton in Cumberland. Returning to Cumwhitton at the age of four, Blacklock began his career as an apprentice engraver and lithographer to the Carlisle bookseller and printer Charles Thurnham. By 1836 he was exhibiting in London, where his oil paintings and watercolours attracted the attention of many artists and critics, including J.

Abbot Hall Art Gallery


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  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    58.4 x 98.1 cm

  • Accession number

    AH 2345/81

  • Acquisition method

    purchased with the assistance of the Victoria and Albert Museum Purchase Grant Fund, 1981


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Abbot Hall Art Gallery

Kirkland, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 5AL England

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