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

Design for Grosvenor House, London: Plan

Date:
1841
Medium:
Graphite, pen and black ink and wash on moderately textured, moderately thick, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/4 × 20 1/4 inches (33.7 × 51.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower right: "The additional rent for | part of No 32 to be £50 per Ann.m | The Rent for No. 31 | The add.l rent for part | of No 32 - 50.0.0"; in pen and black ink, lower right: "The Rent for the premises to be | let to Mr Riley for the same term that | he originally | took No. 31 & 32, 12 March 1842"; in pen and black ink, throughout, plan labeled; in graphite, throughout, plan labeled and calculations given; in graphite, lower left, bar scale labeled "10", "20", "30", "40", "50 feet"; in graphite, right: "Estmated Cost" and calculation of costs; inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink, center: "Upper Grosvenor | Street | No 31 and part of | No 32 proposed to | be let to Mr Riley"; in pen and brown ink, lower center: "Oct 20th 1841 | & | March 12th 1842"

Signed and dated in pen and black ink, lower right: "Thomas Cundy Oct | 20, 1841"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.469
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
design | house
Associated Places:
England | Europe | London | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8830
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