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

Cobham Hall, Kent: Plan of Stables and Coach Houses

Date:
1789
Medium:
Graphite, pen and black ink on moderately thick, moderately textured beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 1/4 x 35 inches (54 x 88.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: "Plan of the Stables and Coach Houses | Cobham Hall"; in pen and brown ink, center left: "The door f. to be in the middle | of the stables - | The door g. to be in the | middle of the staircase"; in pen and black ink, three times, lower left: "to sink 18 in."; in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Present Brewhouse"; in pen and brown ink, lower center: "from c. to b. which is 22.5 the ground to sink 18in | from f to d. which is likewise 22.5 the ground is to | face 18 in. and from d. to e. which is 25 feet and the | middle of the Stable Yard to sink also 18 in. from d. | to the doorway f. the ground to fall 2 feet. - "; in pen and brown ink, lower center, scale bar labeled 1in=6.7ft; in pen and black ink, lower right: "T. 7 1/2 in. lower than S | V is 1.10 1/2 lower than T | W cellar floor is 9.8 loewr than S."; in pen and brown ink, center right: "South East Tower of the House", "Stairs down to Cellar | Stairs to go to lodging rooms"; in pen

Signed and dated in pen and black ink, lower center: "James Wyatt 1789"; dated in black ink, verso, lower center: "Sept 11. 1789"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.892
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
breweries | coaches (railroad cars) | horse barns | plans (drawings) | stables | stairs | windows
Associated Places:
Cobham | Cobham Hall | England | Kent | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13440
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