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Creator:
Dr. William Crotch, 1775–1847
Title:

Windsor Castle View - King George IV Gate and the Round Tower, July 28, 1832, 11:30 am

Date:
1832
Medium:
Graphite and watercolor on medium, smooth, blued white, laid paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 10 3/8 × 12 3/8 inches (26.4 × 31.4 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 6 1/8 × 8 5/8 inches (15.6 × 21.9 cm), and Sheet: 5 5/16 × 7 15/16 inches (13.5 × 20.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen with brown ink, upper right: "73"; inscribed in pen with brown ink, over graphite, lower center: "King George the IVth Gate. The Round Tower on July 28, 1832 1/2 past 11 | This is when Queen's Lodge was the residence of George III | Princess Augusta bowed to me & a man of taste talked to me."; inscribed in pen with brown ink, verso, sheet has been cut off at the left of the inscriptions, upper left: "[?] George of IV Gate | [?] Tower [?] | [?] This is when the Queen's Lodge used to be- | [?] The residence of Geor III | [?] 28 | [?] 2 | [?] II | [?] Augusta bowed to me! | [?] of taste talked to me."

Dated, in pen with brown ink, lower center: "July 28, 1832"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2001.2.766
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:46511
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