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Levers Water

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Levers Water is a left-over from the last Ice Age, a ‘tarn’ in a land-locked, water-filled basin (a glacial ‘corrie’), gouged out of rock by ice action 10,000 years ago. It is situated at 1350 feet, under rugged crags in the Coniston Fells, above Coppermines Valley. James Henry Crossland revels in the elemental windblown flurries of mist and lowering clouds, turning the water to burnished pewter, and admires the sunbeams turning the russet dead bracken and ochre mountain sedges to copper and gold – perhaps in tribute to Coniston’s mineral wealth.

The Ruskin Museum

Coniston

  • Date

    c.1904

  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    160 x 246 cm

  • Accession number

    1989.800

  • Acquisition method

    gift from the artist, 1905

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Yewdale Road, Coniston, Cumbria LA21 8DU England

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