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Creator:
Attributed to John Carter, 1748–1817, British
Formerly unknown artist
Title:
Plan of the Basement Story under the House of Lords
Date:
between 1800 and 1807
Medium:
Graphite and pen and black ink on moderately textured, medium thickness, white laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 7/8 × 6 5/16 inches (20 × 16 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper left: "Princes chamber"; in graphite, upper left: "South"; in pen and black ink, upper right: "Painted Cham[ber]"; in graphite, upper left: "Door" (twice); in pen and black ink, right: "Plan of Base | ment story under | House of Lords"; in graphite, left: "East"; in graphite, right: "West"; in graphite, lower right: "no groin | over | flat ceil[ing]"; in graphite, lower center: "North": in graphite, left: "Door"; and in graphite and pen and black ink, rooms labeled with letters "A" to "F"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.22546
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | basement | plan (formal concept) | survey
Associated Places:
City of Westminster | England | House of Lords | London | Palace of Westminster | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:55100
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