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John Carter, 1748–1817
South View in the Entrance of Porch at West End of St. Stephen's Chapel West
Additional Title(s):
Verso: St Stephen's Chapel: Plan of the West Entrance Porch
between 1790 and 1802
Materials & Techniques:
Graphite and pen and black ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Sheet: 8 11/16 × 13 inches (22 × 33 cm)

Inscribed in black pen, lower left: "South View in the Entrance of Porch at the west end of | St Stephen's chapel. West"; in black pen, lower right: "Plan on the other side"; in graphite, lower right: "Cabinet | figures & ornaments | mouldings, colour of velvet, what part | ivory & what wood. | Round Room | carpet, chair, cabinets, paper [...] | gallery or passage. | if beads only - how many divisions over | door - the shadow, pictures, [?might] | perfect [...]; staircase labeled in graphite, upper right: "same", "same size", "door", "1", "2", "3"; inscribed on verso in graphite, throughout, dimensions and calculations for moldings given

Watermark: crowned oval with ML surrounding a lion brandishing a sword and holding a bundle of arrows

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | church | interior view | plan (formal concept) | survey
Associated Places:
City of Westminster | England | House of Commons | London | Palace of Westminster | St. Stephen's Chapel, Palace of Westminster | United Kingdom
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