Bob Chaplin, 'Pathway to Firle', 1976

Bob Chaplin, 'Pathway to Firle', 1976

Bob Chaplin (born 1947)
'Pathway to Firle'
1976
Etching and aquatint on paper
Museum no. E.418-1976
© Bob Chaplin

This print offers two complementary views of the same place: one photographic, the other cartographic. This use of map imagery helps us to understand the character of the landscape depicted in the photograph, but it makes clear that neither method of representation can give us a complete picture of a place.