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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: Plan of the Great Hall

Part Of:

Collective Title: [One of] Sixty-seven sheets of elevations, ground plans, and ornamentation from several Gothic structures. One loose drawing.

Date:
1832
Medium:
Pen and black and violet ink with gray wash and graphite on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/2 x 16 1/8 inches (26.7 x 41 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper left: "Porch. | Now Destroyed"; in pen and black ink, upper right: "Chapel"; in pen and black ink, lower center: "Plan of Great Hall. Bishops Palace Wells. | The Parts marked Dotted are destroyed"; in graphite, lower right: "No 2"; in pen and black ink and graphite, throughout, notes and calculations given

Signed and dated in pen and black ink, lower right: "AW Pugin 1832"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.8.3
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | chapel | compass rose | floor plans | great halls | palace | plans (drawings) | porches | turrets (towers)
Associated Places:
Wells
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26453
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