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Creator:
John Thomas Smith, 1766–1833, British
after John Thomas Smith, 1766–1833, British
Title:

Domestic Architecture, A Magnificent Mansion Lately Standing in Hart Street, Crutched Friars

Former Title(s):

Domestic Architecture- Crutched Friars

Date:
1812
Medium:
Etching on slightly textured, medium, white wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 11/16 × 9 3/8 inches (29.7 × 23.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "DRAWN IN MAY 1792"; lower right: "DRAWN AND ETCHED BY J. T. SMITH"; lower center: "DOMESTIC ARCHITECTURE. | A MAGNIFICENT MANSION LATELY STANDING IN HART STREET, CRUTCHED FRIARS."; lower left: "EXTERNAL SPECIMEN OF THE ARMORIAL STLYE. | IN THE LATTER PART OF THE REIGN OF HENRY VIII."; lower right: "THIS HOUSE WAS TAKEN DOWN IN 1801. | THE WHOLE OF THE FRONT WAS OF OAK."; lower center "LONDON PUBLISHED AS THE ACT DIRECTS JANY. 14. 1812. BY JOHN THOMAS SMITH NO. 18. GT. MAY'S BUILDINGS ST. MARTINS LANE."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.15197
Classification:
Prints
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:50339
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Lena Cowen Orlin, Locating privacy in Tudor London, Oxford University Press, Oxford New York, 2007, pp. 126-7, DA680

Lena Cowen Orlin, Locating privacy in Tudor London, Oxford University Press, Oxford New York, 2007, pp. 126-7, DA680 O75 2007 (YCBA)


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