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

Cobham Hall, Kent: Ground Plan

Date:
1798
Medium:
Graphite, pen and black and brown ink on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 22 5/8 x 21 3/4 inches (57.5 x 55.2 cm) and Sheet (attatched sheet ): 6 1/4 x 17 3/4 inches (15.9 x 45.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper left: "Ground Plan of front of the Offices | and new Passage | Earl of Darnley"; in pen and black ink, upper center: "Housekeepers Room"; in pen and black ink, center left: "The part coloured Red is all that is | intended to be built in present - | The Door marked B - to be .... up afterwards"; in pen and black ink, center: "Stile Room or Waiting Room"; in pen and black ink, center: "old Door | to be used": in pen and black ink, center: "...| same size as | the door opposite | at A"; in pen and black ink, center right: "The Staircase need not | be carried down | because his Lordship | does not mean to | have another passage"; in pen and black ink, lower left: "Opening of Tapestry Room chimney 4/4 | Whole content of ... 8"6 | Height of Chimney - 12"9 | may be reduced - 1"2"; in black ink, lower center: "New Passage"; in pen and black ink, lower center: "Great Staircase"; in pen and black ink, lower right: "Great Drawing Room | C. A piece of Timber t

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.904
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | doors | drawing room | drawing rooms | ground plans | plans (drawings) | staircase | stairs | waiting rooms
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13472
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