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Creator:
James Wyatt, 1746–1813, British
Title:
Cobham Hall, Kent: Plan of Tower Staircase
Date:
ca. 1790
Medium:
Watercolor, brown and black ink, pen and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper with one fold mark
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 x 19 inches (30.5 x 48.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper left: "E"; in pen and brown ink, upper left; "Staircase in the Octagon Tower | Cobham Hall | Plan from 2 pair stairs landing upwards"; in pen and brown ink, center, stairs numbered "55" to "63"; in graphite, center, stairs labeled "64" to "90"; inscribed on verso in pen and black ink, upper left: "E | Plan of Tower Staircase No 5"; in graphite, lower left; "(74/8/`4/`4) (89) | (IR93)"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.884
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | landings (stair components) | 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:13427
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