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Creator:
Charles Robert Cockerell, 1788–1863, British
Title:

The Temple of Aphaia at Aegina: Structural Details

Date:
after 1832
Medium:
Graphite on medium, slightly textured, wove paper with fold mark
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 x 14 1/2 inches (22.9 x 36.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, over the plan with various calculations; in graphite, upper left: "Aegina."; in graphite, center, right: "structure of the architrave | at the angle"; in graphite, lower left: "C was lifted into its place | by the usual rope | passed thro the base shoe | at D. & thro the | loop E - the stone F | was raised by the | Le[...]s"; in graphite, lower center: "This stone exhibits the coping of the | Hypethral at opening. the figure B shews | the housing of the covering tile"; in graphite lower right: "A. Dowels in the joints of | stone forming the point of the Pediment cornice"; in graphite, throughout, dimensions given and parts labeled "A" to "F"

Watermark: J Whatman Turkeymill 1832

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.816
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
Doric | Greek | pediments | stone | temple
Associated Places:
Aegina | Aíyina | Europe | Greece
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8108
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