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Creator:
James Wyatt, 1746–1813, British
Title:
Cobham Hall, Kent: Section Through the Offices
Date:
1798
Medium:
Graphite, pen and black ink and watercolor on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper with one fold mark
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/4 x 21 7/8 inches (33.7 x 55.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper center: "Section through the Offices | Earl of Darnley | Pitch of the roof to be | regulated by the present | one"; in pen and black ink, center left: "The passage to be lighted over the | Doors is at A & glassed with ground glass"; in pen and black ink lower center: "Door to | the house | keepers | room"; in pen and black ink, center right: "The height of this | Tower to be regulated | by the opposite one | at the other end of | the Offices"; in pen and black ink, lower center, bar scale labeled "0" to "30"; inscribed on verso in pen and black ink, upper left: "Section through the Offices | Earl of Darnley"; in graphite, upper right: "(74/8/14/14) (111) | (IR 93)"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.906
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | doors | plans (drawings) | sections | tower (building division) | windows
Associated Places:
Cobham | Cobham Hall | England | Kent | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13483
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