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Creator:
James Lambert of Lewes, 1725–1788, British
Title:

Herstmonceux Castle, East Sussex: Ground Plan

Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite, pen and black ink and watercolor on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 25 1/4 x 34 5/8 inches (64.1 x 87.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and gray ink, lower center: "Ground Plan of Herstmonceaux Castle Sussex"; in pen and gray ink, lower left: "NB the Height of all the Rooms is 13 ft 6 In except when it is otherwise mark'd"; in pen and gray ink, throughout, plan labeled; in pen and gray ink, lower left, bar scale labeled "10" to "50 feet"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.1092
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | castle | courtyard | floor plan | moat | turret
Associated Places:
East Sussex | England | Europe | Herstmonceux | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13586
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John Howard Farrant, The drawings of Herstmonceaux Castle by James Lambert, senior and junior, 1776-7, Sussex Archaeological Collections, vol. 148, Sussex Archaeological Society, 2010, pp. 177-81, V 2312 (YCBA) Offprint


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