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Creator:
Samuel Scott, 1701/2–1772, British
Title:
Westminster Abbey and Bridge from Somerset Garden
Date:
1759
Medium:
Graphite and red chalk on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 7/8 x 10 1/4 inches (20 x 26 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite lower left: "2 3 4"; in graphite lower left: "1. Wesminster Bridge. 2. St. John's Chruch. 3 The Parliament House. 4 Wesminster Hall. 6. Wesminster Abbey."; inscribed on back in graphite and pen and brown ink upper left: "A View of West Minster Abbey, Taken the 22d. of June 1759. from Somerset Garden."; in graphite center right: "Publish'd 66 | of - "; in graphite lower right: "171. | 1 of - "

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5723
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
abbey | architectural subject | bridge (built work) | church | cityscape | garden
Associated Places:
England | London | Somerset | United Kingdom | Westminster | Westminster Abbey | Westminster bridge
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14976
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