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Creator:
unknown artist
after William Tyler RA, d.1801, British
Title:
Elevation of the Ordnance Office
Date:
after 1780
Medium:
Watercolor with gouache and black ink on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 11/16 x 21 9/16 inches (34.7 x 54.7 cm) and Image: 8 11/16 x 16 5/16 inches (22 x 41.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Ordnance Office formerly standing against the East End of St Margaret Church, Westminster"; lower right: "about 80 feet [...]"; on mount, lower left: "ENGLISH SCHOOL (18th cent.): WESTMINSTER ORDNANCE OFFICE"; illegible inscriptions on back, center right; on back, lower right: "AO 632 | 211"; on back of mount, lower left: "ENGLISH SCHOOL (18th cent): | WESTMINSTER ORDNANCE OFFICE"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Accession Number:
B1975.2.489
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | balustrade | building | columns | elevation (drawing) | facade | frieze (ornamental band) | garlands | lion | office | pediments | plan (drawing) | sculpture | steps | unicorn | windows
Associated Places:
City of Westminster | England | Greater London | London | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12023
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