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Creator:
James Thomson, 1800–1883, British
Title:
Grittleton, East Front Elevation, No.7
Date:
1851
Medium:
Pen and black ink, gray wash, blue wash, and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 1/8 × 22 7/8 inches (43.5 × 58.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper left: "Joseph Neeld Esqr | Grittleton House Wilts"; in pen and black ink, lower center: "The South Alcove and Central Tower are purposely omitted as they would only be seen at some 50 Yards distance | but their combination is s[...] on the perspective [...] already submitted"

Lettered inside image in pen and black ink, upper center: "GRITTLETON | EAST FRONT ELEVATION"; upper left: "No.7"; lettering in pen and black ink indicating scale, lower center beginning with: "130 feet"

Signed and dated in pen and black ink, lower right: "James Thomson Archit | London Decr. 1851"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1983.22.2
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:20691
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