image credit Yale Center for British Art | Licence: Public DomainYale Center for British Art
image credit Yale Center for British Art | Licence: Public DomainYale Center for British Art

Entrance to the House of Lords

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Description

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper left: "Entrance to the House of Lords"; in graphite, upper left: "Entrance to H.L. good Mature Stocks | ground flat bands Stone dressings | Cornice"; in graphite, upper right (sheet trimmed): "boards [...] | [...] yard H. | is layed over | the brickwork"; in graphite, center right: "[...] Wind: | in between"; in graphite, center right: "Roof of K Entrance | slate & sloping &c to P. Ch"; in graphite, center right: "Eng. S"; in pen and black ink, center right: "flat or English | tiles"; and more materials labeled throughout with some dimensions given; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Entrance to the House | of Lords"; in pen and black ink, lower left: "36 feet front"; and scale labeled in graphite, lower right, numbers "1" to 12"

Medium: Graphite, pen and black and brown ink on moderately textured, medium thickness, white wove paper

bar scale of 1/10 inch to 1 foot, approximately

Credit: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

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Location

Palace of Westminster, London, England

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