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

Cobham Hall, Kent: Section of Tower Staircase

Former Title(s):

Cobham Hall, Kent: Section of the staircase to the observatory in the Octagon tower

Date:
ca. 1790
Medium:
Graphite, pen and brown and black ink on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper with one fold mark
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 x 12 5/8 inches (45.7 x 32 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, top left: "H | Section of the Staircase | in the Octagon Tower | Cobham Hall"; in pen and black ink, top, center: "Observatory"; in pen and black ink, top right: "4 Pairs Stairs Landing | 3 Pair Stairs Landing"; in pen and black ink, center right: "2 Pair Stairs Landing | Garet Floor"; in pen and black ink, lower right: "1 Pair Stairs Landing"; in pen and black ink along central axis, measurements; inscribed on verso in pen and black ink, upper right: "H | No. 8" "Section of the Staircase to the Observatory"; in graphite, lower right: "(78/8/14/14) (91) | (IR93)"

watermark, center

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.886
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
landings (stair components) | observatories | octagons | sections | stairs | stairs
Associated Places:
Cobham | Cobham Hall | England | Kent | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13430
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