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Creator:
George Edmund Street, 1824–1881, British
Title:

Detail of Red Altar for Prestbury Church, Cheltenham

Additional Title(s):

Restbury Church Cheltenham No 27, Detail of Red alter frontal. Full Size

Date:
1864
Medium:
Graphite, pen and black ink on thin, moderately textured, brown wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 1/4 × 27 7/8 inches (48.9 × 70.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in black ink, upper left: "Restbury Church Cheltenham No 27 | Detail of Red Altar frontal. Full Size"; in black ink, upper right: "Detail of Superfrontal + fringe altar front | Full Size" : in black ink, notes over elevation; in black ink, upper right: "The work to be done on 4 quarter flax (doubled | so as to make it stiff and thick) the flax to be | [?stielded] on a small frame, the outline of the | embroydery based on it, and then the back done | acending to the directions here given. | when done the work must be cut out as more the | size as poossible without damaging the work. and | applique on the Velvet & Silk and bound | round with thick black flors belk stitched down | with black sewing silk."

Signed and dated in black ink, lower left: "George Edmund Street. Architect | 51 Russell Square. W. C. London | August. 1864"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.708
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12118
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