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Creator:
James Wyatt, 1746–1813, British
Title:
Cobham Hall, Kent: Ground Plan of Part of the Offices and New Passage
Date:
1798
Medium:
Graphite, pen and black ink and gray wash on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 27 1/2 x 21 1/2 inches (69.9 x 54.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper left: "Ground Plan of part of the Offices | and New passage - | Earl of Darnley"; in pen and black ink, center left: "The part coloured Red is all that is | intended to be built at present | The doors marked B and C to be Bricked up | and another made at D when his Lordship | chooses to build the terrace and finish the passage"; in pen and black ink, center: "Housekeepers Room | Still room | or | Waiting Room"; in pen and black ink, center; "old door | to be used"; in pen and black ink, lower center; "keep | same size | as the door | opposite"; in pen and black ink, lower center: "New Passage", "This is to be cut away", "Great Staircase"; in pen and black ink, lower right: "The staircase need not be | carried down because | his lordship does not | mean to have another | passage", in pen and black ink, lower right: "C. A Piece of Timber to support | the wall above | Great Drawing room", inscribed on verso in pen and black ink, upper left: "Ground Pl

Signed and dated in pen and black ink, upper left; "May 1798 J. Wyatt"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.907
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | drawing rooms | plans (drawings) | stairs
Associated Places:
Cobham | Cobham Hall | England | Kent | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13485
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