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

Cobham Hall, Kent: Elevations of Stables

Former Title(s):

Cobham Hall, Kent: Elevation of the north front of the stables towards the coach yard and elevation of the south front of the stables towards the park

Date:
1789
Medium:
Graphite, pen and black ink on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper with three fold marks
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 3/8 × 25 1/2 inches (54.3 × 64.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper center: "N. 2 | Elevation of the North Front of the Stables towards the Court Yard | marked C on the plan"; in pen and black ink, center right, "This plinth to range with | that in the South Front" in pen and black ink, center: "N.3 | Elevation of the South Front of the Stables towards the Park | ranging with the South front of the House marked B"; in pen and black ink, lower left: "A" "This water table to line with that of the | House marked A and to continue entirely | around the building", "Present plinth | of the Tower at | the South East | corner of the house"; inscribed in graphite, lower center; calculations given; in pen and black ink, lower center, bar scale labeled, 1in=6.7ft; inscribed on verso in pen and black ink, upper center: "N 2 of 3"; in graphite, lower center; "(74/8/14/14) (94) | (IR93)"

Signed and dated in black ink, lower left: "James Wyatt 1789"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.889
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
chimneys (architectural elements) | elevations (drawings) | horse barns | plinths | stables | windows
Associated Places:
Cobham | Cobham Hall | England | Kent | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13435
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