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Creator:
unknown artist, (FT Dollman)
studio of Augustus Charles Pugin, 1762–1832, French
formerly Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin, 1812–1852, British
Title:

Bishop's Palace, Wells, Somerset: Plan through Battlements of Octagon Tower

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:
Graphite with pen and black ink on moderately thick, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 15/16 x 10 1/4 inches (37.9 x 26 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "Section of Coping | cut at AAA"; in graphite, lower center: "Plan, cut through Battlements, of Octagon Turret of Great Hall, | Bishop's Palace, Wells, | Somersetshire"; in pen and black ink, lower center: "Plan cut at CC"; in graphite and pen and black ink, throughout, labels and dimensions given

Watermark: "J WHATMAN | 1832"

Signed and date in graphite, lower left: "FTDollman | Sept. 12th. 1832"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.8.14
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | battlements | Gothic (Medieval) | great halls | octagonal | palace | plans (drawings) | sections | turrets (towers)
Associated Places:
Wells
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26464
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