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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 Third Flight of Steps

Date:
ca. 1790
Medium:
Black and brown ink, pen and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper with one fold mark
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 7/8 x 19 inches (30.2 x 48.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper right: "D | Staircase i n the Octagon Tower | Cobham Hall | Plan of the third flight of Steps"; in pen and brown ink, lower right, "Garret Floor"; in pen and brown ink, center, stairs numbered "34" to "55" with measurements at center point; inscribed on verso in pen and black ink, upper left: "D | Plan of Tower Staircase No 4"; in another hand, lower left: "(74/8/14/14) (88) | (IR 93)"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.883
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:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13425
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