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Creator:
Sir Robert Smirke the younger, 1781–1867, British
Title:

Powder Tower, One of the Original City Gates into the City of Prague

Additional Title(s):

The Tower at the Southern Extremity of the Bridge at Prague

The Powder Tower or Powder Gate of Prague

Part Of:

Collective Title: A Collection of Continental Drawings, From a Set of Four Sketchbooks, 1802-1804

Date:
1802-1804
Medium:
Brown wash, gray wash and graphite on medium, moderately textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 3/4 × 5 inches (19.7 × 12.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "The Tower at the Southern extremity | of the Bridge at Prague--"; inscribed in graphite, upper right: "IV/105"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.731
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
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:26917
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