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Creator:
unknown artist, eighteenth century
Title:

Plan of Westminster Showing the Coronation Route of George II

Date:
ca. 1727
Medium:
Graphite and pen and black ink on smooth, thin, brown wove paper with one fold mark Bar scale of 1/8 inch to 10 feet, approximately
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 13/16 x 18 5/16in. (30 x 46.5cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Buildings and yards labeled throughout, including in pen and black ink, upper left: "The Old | Palace Yard"; in pen and black ink, left center: "The Painted Chamb[er]", "St Stephens | Chapel on | the House | of Commons", "Exchequer | yard or | St Stephens | Court", "West min | ster Hall"; in pen and black ink, center: "Westminster Abby", "The Cloisters"; and in pen and black ink, right center "The Great Sanctuary"; and compass with cardinal directions given

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.22443
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
city planning | coronation | plan (formal concept)
Associated Places:
City of Westminster | England | London | Palace of Westminster | United Kingdom | Westminster Abbey
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:54997
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