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Creator:
Print made by James Basire, 1769–1822, British
after W. Courtenay, active 1795, British
after John Carter, 1748–1817, British
Title:

The North-East View of the Old Dormitory, in 1758; North-East View of the Remains of Part of the Crypt of the Old Dormitory, discovered in 1815; Plans and Elevations of the Remains

Part Of:

Collective Title: Gentleman's Magazine

Date:
1815
Medium:
Line engraving on slightly textured, medium, white wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 3/4 × 8 inches (29.8 × 20.3 cm) and Plate: 8 7/8 × 5 1/2 inches (22.5 × 14 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered on upper right: "Gent. Mag. Sep.r 1815. Plate I. p. 201"; center left: "W. Courtenay fec.t 1760"; center right: "J.B. sc"; center: "The north-east view of the Old Dormitory, in 1758, when the new buildings were began | in Dean's Yard Westminster. (Copied from a scarce print of the same date.)"; center left: "J. Carter fec.t 1815"; center right: "J. Basire sc."; center: "North-east view of the remains of part of the crypt of d.o Dormitory, discovered in 1815, | when the ground was levelled for a new arrangement of the yard"; center: "West"; lower left: "South"; lower left: "Plan of the remains"; lower right: "North"; lower center: "East"; and lettered at lower end: "A" to "F"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.22683
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated Places:
City of Westminster | England | London | Palace of Westminster | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:55237
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