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Architectural drawing

Architectural drawing

  • Date:

    24/11/1809 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Accepted by H M Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the Victoria & Albert Museum, 2000

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, box A245A

Physical description

Drawing of a coat of arms, in pencil, on paper. The coat of arms depicts the three lions of England. There is a ram on either side with its hoofs touching the top of the shield. There is an eagle perched on top. The drawing is in a landscape format and is marked in the bottom right hand corner 'Nov 24th 1809.'


24/11/1809 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil on paper

Object history note

This drawing belongs to a folio of architectural drawings of churches and cathedrals relating to Sir James Hall's 'Essay in the Origin, History and Principles of Gothic Architecture', 1797, complete edition 1813.

Descriptive line

Drawing of a coat of arms with a ram on either side, dated 'Nov 24th 1809.'




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