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Creator:
Attributed to William Capon, 1757–1827, British
Formerly unknown artist
Title:

Entrance to the House of Lords

Date:
1796
Medium:
Graphite, pen and black and brown ink on moderately textured, medium thickness, white wove paper bar scale of 1/10 inch to 1 foot, approximately
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 × 6 7/8 inches (20.3 × 17.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper left: "Entrance to the House of Lords"; in graphite, upper left: "Entrance to H.L. good Mature Stocks | ground flat bands Stone dressings | Cornice"; in graphite, upper right (sheet trimmed): "boards [...] | [...] yard H. | is layed over | the brickwork"; in graphite, center right: "[...] Wind: | in between"; in graphite, center right: "Roof of K Entrance | slate & sloping &c to P. Ch"; in graphite, center right: "Eng. S"; in pen and black ink, center right: "flat or English | tiles"; and more materials labeled throughout with some dimensions given; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Entrance to the House | of Lords"; in pen and black ink, lower left: "36 feet front"; and scale labeled in graphite, lower right, numbers "1" to 12"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.22545
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | exterior view
Associated Places:
City of Westminster | England | House of Lords | London | Palace of Westminster | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:55099
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