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    Lovett Pearce, Edward Sir, born 1699 - died 1733
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Design

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lovett Pearce, Edward Sir, born 1699 - died 1733 (architect)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink

  • Museum number:

    E.2124:5-1992

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case LD, shelf 42

A plan for a camp for a Regmt. of Horse in 100 yards front. A military drawing in a unknown hand, possibly Pearce, showing dispositions of tents for officers and men.

This drawing is part of the Vanbrugh Album from the Library at Elton Hall. The Album contains 254 drawings and includes works by Sir John Vanbrugh, Sir Edward Lovett Pearce, William Talman, Nicholas Hawksmoor, Richard Castle and anonymous draughtsmen in Vanbrugh's office. It was created ca. 1945-54 and was purchased by Victoria and Albert Museum in 1992.

Physical description

A plan for a camp for a Regmt. of Horse in 100 yards front. A military drawing in a unknown hand, possibly Pearce, showing dispositions of tents for officers and men.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Lovett Pearce, Edward Sir, born 1699 - died 1733 (architect)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink

Dimensions

Height: 31.7 cm, Width: 20.6 cm

Object history note

Part of the Vanbrugh Album, which was purchased in 1992 with the aid of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, the National Art Collections Fund, The Monument Trust, The Sainsbury Trust, and an anonymous donor.

Descriptive line

A plan for a camp for a Regiment of Horses in the Vanbrugh Album; circle of Sir Edward Lovett Pearce (ca.1695-1733).

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

Lorimer, C. and Newton, C. (ed.), The collection of drawings by Sir John Vanbrugh and his circle in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London: V & A, 1996, p. 48, cat. 118.

Materials

Pen and ink

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Plan; Tents; Camp

Categories

Designs; Drawings; Architecture

Production Type

Design

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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