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Creator:
Print made by William Henry Toms, ca. 1700–ca. 1750, British
after Robert West, Active 1744–1770, Irish
Title:
The South-East Prospect of King Henry The VII's Chapel at Westminster
Date:
1739
Medium:
Line engraving on moderately textured, medium, white laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 7/8 × 13 inches (30.2 × 33 cm) and Plate: 10 7/8 × 12 1/4 inches (27.6 × 31.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, upper center: "THE SOUTH-EAST PROSPECT OF KING HENRY VII's CHAPEL AT WESTMINSTER"; lower left: "To the Right Reverend | Joseph Lord Bishop of Rochester | Dean of the Collegiate Church of St Peter's Westminster; | And Dean of the most Hon. Order of the BATH. | This Plate is humbly Inscribed by the Proprietors Rob: West, & W:m H. Toms. | R. West - delin. 1737. W.H. Toms Sculp - Published March 18, 1739"; lower right, extensive lettering stating the history of the chapel

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.22648
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject
Associated Places:
City of Westminster | England | London | Palace of Westminster | United Kingdom | Westminster Abbey
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:55202
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