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Creator:
Capt. Thomas Hastings, 1778–1854
Title:
Cheshunt Church, 23 May 1814
Additional Title(s):
Church of Saint Mary, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire
Part Of:

Collective Title: Sketches, Vol. 6: 152 Drawings of Isle of Wight, Canterbury, and Hampstead, etc.

Date:
1814
Materials & Techniques:
Graphite and pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 7/8 × 7 7/8 inches (12.4 × 20 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper center to upper right: "NB, For a Painting, Take away the railing, (as if the view was in the Church Yard) | to make the most of the Tomb Stones"; in pen and black ink, lower right: "Cheshunt Church."

Signed and dated in pan and black ink, lower right: "May 23 1814. T.H."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.2356
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:27746
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