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placename:- Carlisle to Bowness-on-Solway
other name:- Bowness-on-Solway to Carlisle
parish Carlisle city, once in Cumberland
parish Beaumont parish, once in Cumberland
parish Burgh by Sands parish, once in Cumberland
parish Bowness parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
10Km square:- NY35
10Km square:- NY25
10Km square:- NY26
road code:- Crls=BwSl

road book:- Cary 1798 (2nd edn 1802)

Road book, Cary's New Itinerary, by John Cary, published by G and J Cary, 86 St James's Street, London, 1798-1828.
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page 555-556
CARLISLE to Bowness.
date:- 1802
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old painting:-
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Painting, oil painting, Baggage Waggons Approaching Carlisle, Cumberland, by Samuel Bough, 1849.
The painting shows baggage waggons followed by weary troops and their families toiling along the road to Carlisle at Newtown. This road followed the canal from Port Carlisle, where steamers are likely to have brought the troops from Ireland. There is no historical significance to the troops' presence in the painting however. Bough's sister Anne modelled for the soldier's wife with child. Carlisle canal is visible on the left and the Carlisle skyline can be seen in the distance. Bough's great skill at handling weather effects can be seen in the showery sky. See the Carlisle Journal 7.7.1896 and 10.7.1896
Bough also painted a smaller oil version of this subject titled 'Convoy' which is now in the Beaverbook Art Gallery, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada. Interestingly, it shows the soldiers advancing towards the viewer.
One of Bough's most important paintings; it marked a turning point in his career as an artist after which he began exhibiting regularly at major Scottish and English exhibitions. He painted it in the first year after his marriage in Glasgow.
person:- soldier
date:- 1849
period:- 19th century, early

mapping:- Carlisle
Kirkandrews upon Eden, Beaumont
Burgh by Sands
Drumburgh, Bowness
Glasson, Bowness
Port Carlisle, Bowness
Bowness-on-Solway, Bowness

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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