Radcliffe Observatory, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
1 September 1813
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View of the British Museum; study for the engraving by H Adlard used as the head-piece to the Stationers' Almanack, 1852; the main entrance of the Museum, a sculpture to either side of the forecourt, with groups of figures in the foreground. Watercolour, touched with white and graphite, squared for transfer, over a lithograph; an alternative drawing for the foreground on a separate sheet in brown ink, graphite and white.
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