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

Cobham Hall, Kent: Plan of Tower Staircase

Former Title(s):

Cobham Hall, Kent: Staircase in the Octagon Tower, Plan of the second flight of steps

Date:
ca. 1790
Medium:
Brown, black and pink ink, pen and black and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper, with one fold mark
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 x 11 1/2 inches (48.3 x 29.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper right: "C | Staircase in the Octagon Tower | Cobham Hall | Plan of the second flight of Steps"; in pen and brown ink on center, stairs numbered "23" to "35" and measurements labeled in the center; inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink, top fight: "C | Plan of Tower Staircase No 3"; in graphite, lower right: "(74/8/14/14) (87) | (IR 93)"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.882
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
octagons | plans (drawings) | stairs | stairs | steps | tower (building division)
Associated Places:
Cobham | Cobham Hall | England | Kent | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13424
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