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Creator:
James Wyatt, 1746–1813, British
Title:

Cobham Hall, Kent: Plan of Tower Staircase from Principal to the Chamber Floor

Former Title(s):

Cobham Hall, Kent: Staircase in the Octagon Tower, Plan of the first flight of step, from principal to the chamber floor

Additional Title(s):

Cobham Hall, Kent, Staircase on the Octaon Tower; Plan of the Front flight of Steps

Date:
ca. 1790
Medium:
Graphite, pen and black, brown and pink ink on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper, with one fold mark
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 5/8 x 11 3/4 inches (47.3 x 29.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper right, "B | Staircase on the Octagon Tower | Cobham Hall | Plan of the first flight of steps"; in pen and brown ink, lower right: "Chamber Floor"; in pen and brown ink, center, stairs numbered "1" to "26" with center point labeled "9 in", "1-0", 9 in"; inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink, upper left: "B | Plan of Tower Staircase No. 2 | From Principal to the Chamber floor"; in graphite, lower left: "(74/8/14/14) (86) | (IR93)"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.881
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | octagons | plans (drawings) | staircase | stairs | tower (building division)
Associated Places:
Cobham | Cobham Hall | England | Kent | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13423
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