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Topographical drawing - Topographical drawing
  • Topographical drawing
    A.W. Pugin, born 1812 - died 1852
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Topographical drawing

  • Object:

    Topographical drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1840-52 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    A.W. Pugin, born 1812 - died 1852 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 147, box J

Physical description

Studies (on 10 leaves from a sketchbook) of architectural details from medieval ecclesiastical buildings, including churches at Whittlesea, Peterborough, Cullompton, a page of noted on current work at Alton and Maynooth, and a sketch from a boat.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


1840-52 (made)


A.W. Pugin, born 1812 - died 1852 (artist)

Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed with many notes and measurements.


Height: 143 mm, Width: 80 mm

Object history note

According to Pugin's diary in 1845 he visited Peterborough on 8 April. He was in Alton 14 to 15 April, at Cullompton on 16 May and went to Ireland on 20 May.

Descriptive line

A. W. Pugin. One of 135 assorted topographical drawings.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Alexandra Wedgwood, A.W.N. Pugin and the Pugin Family , London; V&A, 1985, p. 2892.





Subjects depicted

Boat; Religious buildings


Drawings; Designs


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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