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

Elevation of Buildings Fronting Westminster Hall

Date:
1822
Medium:
Graphite on slightly textured, moderately thick, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/4 × 23 3/8 inches (33.7 × 59.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, throughout, building materials labeled on elevation and dimensions given, including: "English Tiles", "Too wide | this", "good Stock Br", "Stuccoed over", "roof of the Hall", "slated roof of new Chamber | built after 1793", "colored | over lite | Stone Color"; in graphite, lower right: "This part is where the Judges' coach houses had been | in the year 1793 &c made afterwards some correspond | ence with the other work on the left hand for the | depositing records until 1822 when all was taken down | to the Stone building on the right hand about 36 feet"; and in graphite, bar scale labeled with numbers "1" to "6" and "6" to "36'

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.22617
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject
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:55171
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