Rye, from Camber. 1907. Drypoint. Dodgson 205.i/ii. 6 x 8 (sheet 8 3/4 x 10). Edition 25 in this state (total 38 plus 5 trial proofs). A rich impression with drypoint burr and plate tone printed on Japanese mulberry paper. Signed in pencil. $500.
Camber is a small holiday village lying on the western edge of the Romney Marsh . It lies between Rye and Lydd on the coast road. The village lies on what once was an island which had its main habitation at Lydd, Camber was then a spit of land extending towards Rye . Its name is derived from La Chambre , which described the protected harbour which lay inland , this changed to the Camera then the Camber .
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