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Drawing - Elevation of the back of a house in Hackney for Mr Powell.
  • Elevation of the back of a house in Hackney for Mr Powell.
    Perry, Ebenezer
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Elevation of the back of a house in Hackney for Mr Powell.

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1836-1840 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Perry, Ebenezer (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink and water-colour on paper.

  • Museum number:

    E.199-1987

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 171, box B

Physical description

Drawn elevation of the back of a house

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1836-1840 (made)

Artist/maker

Perry, Ebenezer (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink and water-colour on paper.

Marks and inscriptions

'Mr Powell Hackney'
Signed by the artist in ink in the left bottom corner.

'Ebenr. Perry'
Inscribed in pencil in the right bottom corner.

On Whatman paper watermarked 1836.

Dimensions

Height: 34.3 cm, Width: 25.8 cm

Object history note

Bought at Sale of Architectural Drawings, Sothebys, 30 April 1987, Lot 519.

Historical context note

Ebenezer Perry, architect, lived at 39, Spencer St. Hackney, between 1833. and 1847. 'Mr Powell' was probably James Clarke Powell, whose family owned land on the east and west sides of the Lower Clapton Road, immediately south of Lea Bridge Road.

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Drawing, Watercolour, pencil and ink, Elevation of the back of a house in Hackney for Mr Powell, about 1836-1840. Ebenezer Powell

Materials

Pen; Ink; Watercolour; Paper

Techniques

Drawn

Subjects depicted

Elevations

Categories

Architecture; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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