Watercolors of ruined churches in a Britain that isn’t there anymore. Thomas Girtin, watercolorist. Did etchings too. Living from 1775 to 1802 he was a friend of the slightly more well known J. M. W. Turner.

"Interior of Lindisfarne Priory." 1797.
“Interior of Lindisfarne Priory.” 1797. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:T.homas_Girtin_Interior_of_Lindisfarne_Priory_1797.jpg
"Melrose Abbey on the Tweed." 18th c.
“Melrose Abbey on the Tweed.” 18th c. © The Morgan Library & Museum, New York. Fair use license. via http://corsair.themorgan.org/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=123058
"Guisborough Priory." 1801.
“Guisborough Priory.” 1801. Image © National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh. Photo credit: Antonia Reeve. Fair use license. via https://www.nationalgalleries.org/art-and-artists/18702/guisborough-priory
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