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Creator:
Attributed to John Carter, 1748–1817, British
Title:
View in Basement Story under House of Lords
Date:
between 1800 and 1807
Medium:
Graphite and pen and black ink on slightly textured, medium thickness, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/2 × 10 5/8 inches (36.8 × 27 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper right: "35"; in pen and black ink, lower left: "View in Basement story under House of Lords at C"'; in pen and black ink, upper right: "Door at F"; in pen and black ink, left: "Door at E"; in graphite, upper left, numbers "1", "3", "5", and "6" and some dimensions given; inscribed on verso in pen and black ink, center: "After taking there sketches of the Basement on coming into | the streets I found there had been (during the few hours engaged | on them) a most dreadful storm, (not here in the Basement) | and there was scarce a house in Town but what had sustained | some damage; many trees in the Parks blown down &c."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.22548
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | basement | interior view | survey
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:55102
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