Yale Center for British Art

Creator:
Attributed to John Carter, 1748–1817, British
Title:
Part of the Old Dormitory
Date:
1815
Materials & Techniques:
Graphite, pen and brown ink, and gray wash on slightly textured, medium, white laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 3/16 × 11 7/8 inches (20.8 × 30.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:
Inscribed in pen and brown ink, top of sheet: "This remain | of antiq.y | was found in digging to level the surface of the Great Deans Yard, Westminster, June 29th 1815 | Mr J. Paine architect recollects ancient buildings standing on this site in 1754"; in graphite lower center: "Part of the old Dormitory"; in graphite, lower right: "Drawn by Carter [?JSA]"; inscribed on verso in 20th century hand in graphite, lower right: "L[?uase] by Carter"
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.22680
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject
Associated Places:
Palace of Westminster | United Kingdom | England | City of Westminster | London
Currently On View:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:55234