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

Cobham Hall, Kent: Plan of Stables

Date:
ca. 1790
Medium:
Graphite, pen and black ink on two connected sheets of moderately thick, moderately textured cream wove paper with multiple fold marks
Dimensions:
Sheet: 34 x 34 inches (86.4 x 86.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, center: "The front D to be as the angles with the House | - all these new Build as from outside to outside of | the Walls to be alike"; in pen and brown ink, center left: "5 stalls", "7 Stalls", "These stables to be 6 ft lower than the stables in the | court", "from out to out of these | walls to be the same as the | Brewhouse", "The plinth on this side to be kept 3 fo lower than it is in the court", "window"; in pen and brown ink, left: "New Garden Wall"; in pen and brown ink, lower left, "angles a & b to range"; in pen and brown ink, lower left: "end of the present Brewhouse"; in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Present Brewhouse"; in pen and brown ink, upper left: "F"; in pen and brown ink, center, letters "E" and "D"; in pen and brown ink, lower right: "B", "C"; in pen and brown ink, right: "No 1", "South East | Tower of the | House"; in pen and brown ink and graphite, throughout, dimensions and calculations given; inscribed on verso in pen and brown

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.888
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arches | barns | breweries | doors | horse barns | horse barns | horses (animals) | plans (drawings) | stairs | windows
Associated Places:
Cobham | Cobham Hall | England | Kent | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13433
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