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

Design for Grosvenor House, London: Plan for the New Entrance to Grosvenor House

Date:
1842
Medium:
Graphite, pen and black ink and wash on moderately textured, moderately thick, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 29 7/16 × 25 3/16 inches (74.8 × 64 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Plan for the New Entrance to Grosvenor House and | shewing the adaption to a New house at a future period."; in graphite, upper left: "Sketch | No 1"; in graphite, lower center, bar scale labeled "0" to "90", "Scale of Feet"; in graphite, throughout, plan labeled; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "Grosvenor House"; inscribed in pen and black ink, upper left: "Grosvenor House | Design for a New Entrance | and Fore Court | approved by Lord Westminster | July 21 1842 | The Gateways | 4 & 73 | to be commenced | in Sep.r and finished | by Lady Day next"; in graphite, lower right: "AD 602 JJ"

Watermark: J WHAT[MAN]/ TURKEY/ M[ILL]

SIgned and dated in graphite, lower right: "Thomas Cundy 1842"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.470
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | design | house | Plan
Associated Places:
England | Europe | London | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8833
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