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Creator:
Thomas Cundy, 1790–1867, British
Title:

Design for Grosvenor House, London: Plan for Rebuilding the South Front

Date:
1834
Medium:
Graphite, pen and black ink and watercolor on slightly textured, moderately thick, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 7/16 × 30 3/4 inches (51.9 × 78.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower center: "The Rebuilding, and bringing forward, the South Front of Grosvenor House 3 feet, from A to B"; in pen and black ink, upper center: "Design No 2"; in pen and black ink, center left to right, plan labeled: "Picture", "Gallery", "Drawing room", "Present wall", "Area", "A", "Bow Draw.g room", "Ante Dining room", "Present wall", "Area", "B"; in pen and black ink, lower center, bar scale labeled "0" to "100", "Scale of Feet"; in pen and black ink, lower center, bar scale labeled "1" to "12 1/4 diameters"

Watermark: J WHATMAN/ TURKEY MILL/ [183]2

Signed and dated in pen and black ink, lower center: "Thomas Cundy July 1834"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.467
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | design | house
Associated Places:
England | Europe | London | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8826
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