<< YCBA Home Yale Center for British Art Yale Center for British Art << YCBA Home

YCBA Collections Search

J. S.
Architectural sketchbook.
France ; Great Britain 1854, May 12-1856, July 29.
Physical Description:
1 v. ([32] p.) : ill., 20 x 27 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA5463.S2 A73 1854+
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: As a COVID-19 precaution, the Study Room is closed until further notice.

Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Drawings & Watercolors
Sketchbook containing architectural drawings, in graphite, of churches, portals, shop-fronts, carvings, etc., made during tours in northern France and Great Britain in the summer months of 1854-56. Each drawing is labeled, dated, and signed "J.S.". They are possibly the work of a practicing architect. Buildings depicted include churches and shopfronts at Rouen and Caen, the old gateway at Dieppe, St. Dunstan's at Mayfield, Bayham Abbey, Tonbridge Castle, Quarr Abbey (Isle of Wight), a medieval house at Tewksbury, Berkeley Castle, Glastonbury Abbey, and Corfe Castle.
Stationer's label: Winsor & Newtown, artists' colourmen to Her Majesty & to H.R.H. Prince Albert, 38 Rathbone Place, Oxford Street, London.
Bound in roan backed cloth boards.
Subject Terms:
Castles & palaces.
Church architecture -- France -- Pictorial works.
Church architecture -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Doorways -- France -- Pictorial works.
Doorways -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Travel sketches -- France.
Travel sketches -- Great Britain.
Graphite drawings.
If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.