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Creator:
Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin, 1812–1852, British
Studio of Augustus Charles Pugin, 1762–1832, French
Title:
Bishop's Palace, Wells, Somerset: Section of Turret
Date:
1832
Medium:
Pen and black ink, and purple wash applied with brush and pen on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/8 x 9 inches (38.4 x 22.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper left: "Section of Turret | Bishops Palace. | Wells"; center left: "cut on the Line H H"; in pen and black ink, upper left: "key stone"; in pen and black ink, center left: "String at M"; in pen and black ink, right, dimensions given; in pen and black ink, lower right: "water tables | and string at K"; in pen and black ink, throughout, dimensions given; in graphite, lower right, calculations given; inscribed on verso in pen and black ink, upper right: "[Gt hall] | SW turret ^ Bishops Palace | Wells."; in pen and black ink, center left: "water tables | and strings | at L"; in pen and black ink, center right: "Pebble wall"; various inscriptions in graphite and pen and black ink throughout

Signed and dated in pen and black ink, center left: "AW Pugin 1832"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.8.1
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | palace | sections | stairs | stone | turrets (towers) | water tables | well (container component)
Associated Places:
Wells
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26451
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