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Creator:
Daniel Lysons, 1762–1834, British
Title:

Tomb of Mrs. Elizabeth Stafford Hilliard, Elizabeth Grosier, Gregory Grosier and William Grosier

Former Title(s):

The Environs of London, Vol.II: Tomb of Mrs. Elizabeth Stafford Hilliard, Elizabeth Grosier, Gregory Grosier and William Grosier from Cowley Church

Part Of:

Collective Title: The Environs of London

Date:
between 1796 and 1811
Medium:
Pen and black ink and watercolor over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 7/8 × 10 3/4 inches (37.8 × 27.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper left: "Cowley Vol XII page 16"; inscribed, upper right: "213."; inscribed, lower center: "COWLEY middx:"; inscribed, lower left: "On the North Side | To the Memory of | Mrs. ELIZABETH STAFFORD HILLIARD | She died in child Bed August 23d. 1800 | in the 43d. year of her Age. | Possessing the approbation of all who knew her | and practising every Virtue | that commands Respect or creates Esteem | as a Christian Mother Wife and Friend. |her loss is severely felt by those to whose love and Gratitude | she was most eminently entitled | and by whom this Monument | was erected A. D. 1801."; inscribed, lower right: "On the East Side | Here lyeth the Body of | WILLIAM CROSIER Esqr: | of this Parish | Who departed this life December 22d. 1772 aged 46."

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Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.20438
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | church | memorial | tomb
Associated Places:
Cowley | England | Greater London | London | St Lawrence's Church | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:17840
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