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Creator:
James Wyatt, 1746–1813, British
Title:
Cobham Hall, Kent: Plan of Tower Staircase
Date:
ca. 1790
Medium:
Graphite, pen and black and brown ink, yellow wash on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper with one fold mark
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 3/16 x 17 1/2 inches (31 x 44.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper right: "G | Octagon Tower | Cobham Hall | Plan of the Observatory"; in pen and black ink, center, labeling the stairs, "100 | 99"; inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink, top left, "Plan of the Observatory at | the top of Tower Staircase" "G | No7"; in another hand, in graphite, top right, "(74/8/14/14) (90) | (IR93)"

watermark, center

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.885
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | observatories | octagons | octagons | plan (formal concept) | stairs | 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:13429
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