Artist's caption inscribed in ink below: View from the Ramparts. St. Omer.; signed at lower right: CF Tomkins.
Title from caption.
Drawing employed as the basis for a lithograph in J.R. Planche's: Continental Gleanings of unpublished scenery / drawn from the original sketches, by C.F. Tomkins ; and executed on stone, by J.S. Cooper. A. Richter & Co.: London, .
Drawing shows a view of the town with the Notre-Dame Cathedral of Saint-Omer in the background and a group of women and children, some of whom appear to be engaged in doing laundry, in the foreground.
Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915-1986, former owner.