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Creator:
unknown artist
Title:
Survey view of a lobby, Palace of Westminster
Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and black ink on smooth, thin, brown wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/8 × 8 11/16 inches (25.7 × 22.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink throughout, including upper center: "There seems to be light from this top"; pen and brown ink, right: "the window looks out upon | a stone wall, except that | part which is crossed by diagonal | lines, which is sky'; pen and brown ink, left: "all above the cornice is of a dirty stone color plaster"; pen and brown ink, bottom center: "The whole of the lower part is dark oak wainscotting - all beyond the two doorways in stone work - | through the left doorway a winding staircase going up & down, apparently lighted from the top. | The floor covered with rush matting | Sky seen through the small window in right hand doorway."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.22561
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | interior view | survey
Associated Places:
City of Westminster | England | 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:55115
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