Tag: James Malton

  • Topographically speaking volumes

    Topographically speaking volumes

    This article was first published in ‘Collector’s Corner’ of the Sunday Business Post, September 24th, 2000 Although the term ‘topographical painting’ suggests connections with local geography, landscape and mapmaking, in the strictest sense topography means the portraiture of places. The topographer’s task was chiefly to gather information and record a view for posterity. The topographical…