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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: Elevations of the Great Hall
Date:
1832
Medium:
Pen and black and violet ink with graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 3/8 x 19 3/8 inches (39.1 x 49.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower center: "North Elevation of the Great Hall Bishops Palace Wells."; in pen and black ink, center left: "East End"; in pen and black ink, center right: "West End"; in pen and black ink, throughout, elevations labeled and dimensions given; in graphite, lower right: "Torch"; in pen and red ink, center right: "Present level"; in pen and red ink, lower right: "Present level"

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:
B1977.8.6
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | chapel | elevations (drawings) | exterior | Gothic (Medieval) | great halls | palace | rubble | turrets (towers) | walls | windows
Associated Places:
Wells
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26456
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