Tottenham Church, Middlesex

Tottenham Church, Middlesex



Hubert Cornish (1757-1823)
Tottenham Church, Middlesex

Signed verso: Tottenham Church - Middx/H Cornish and inscribed on grave: Tottenham/Church/20 May/1812
With paper stamp lower left
Watercolour over pencil

Hubert Cornish was the son of a doctor and the Collector of Customs at Teignmouth. He was an attorney by trade based in Exeter but he was also an accomplished artist and musician. He travelled widely as private secretary to his brother-in-law Sir John Shore in India from 1793 to 1795 and St Helena in 1798. In 1812, Tottenham would have been a small village in the Middlesex countryside.


Height 18 cm / 7 "
Width 25.8 cm / 10 "