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

Sketch for the Eidometropolis: Panorama, Great Surrey Street and Christchurch, Southwark

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Inscribed in pen and brown ink throughout on roofs: "slate"; in black ink, lower right: "TEL" collectors stamp; in pen and black ink, verso, center: "Although this drawing does not seem to have been | used by Thomas Girtin for his panorama of | London, the squaring up of this drawing is exactly | the same as upon drawings for this work: -- | the squares are the same size and the numbering | is by the same hand -- Thomas Lowinsky 1938--"

Medium: Pen and brush with brown ink, with graphite ruling on moderately thick, slightly textured, blued white, wove paper

Credit: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

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