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

Cobham Hall, Kent: Plan of Tower Staircase

Additional Title(s):

Cobham Hall, Kent: Plan of the Tower Staircase

Cobham Hall, Kent: Plan of the Octagon Tower

Date:
ca. 1790
Medium:
Graphite and pen and brown ink on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper, with one fold mark
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 1/8 x 12 1/8 inches (48.6 x 30.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: "Plan of the Octagon Tower Cobham Hall", in pen and brown ink, upper right: "A"; in pen and brown ink, center: "The Present Chimney Piece + Grate to be used -"; in graphite and brown ink, throughout, measurements given; inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink, upper left: "A | Plan of Tower Staircase No 1"; in graphite, lower left, "(74/8/14/14) (85) | (IR 93)"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.880
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | chimneys (architectural elements) | grates | octagons | plans (drawings) | staircase | stairs | tower (building division)
Associated Places:
Cobham | Cobham Hall | England | Kent | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13481
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