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Design - Plan, front elevation, side elevation, and two details of mouldings of the Speaker's Chair
  • Plan, front elevation, side elevation, and two details of mouldings of the Speaker's Chair
    Gibson, John, born 1790 - died 1866
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Plan, front elevation, side elevation, and two details of mouldings of the Speaker's Chair

  • Object:

    Design

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain, Uk (made)

  • Date:

    1836-7 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gibson, John, born 1790 - died 1866 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pen and ink on tracing paper

  • Museum number:

    E.69-1912

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case SPIERS, shelf 10

Physical description

Plan, front elevation, side elevation, and two details of mouldings of the Speaker's Chair in the House of Commons.

Place of Origin

Great Britain, Uk (made)

Date

1836-7 (made)

Artist/maker

Gibson, John, born 1790 - died 1866 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

pen and ink on tracing paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Traced by Mr. J. Gibson from Sir Charles Barry's drawing Speaker's Chair House of Commons'

Dimensions

Height: 521 mm, Width: 400 mm

Descriptive line

J. Gibson after Sir Charles Barry: plan, front elevation, side elevation, and two details of mouldings of the Speaker's Chair

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

Alexandra Wedgwood, A.W.N. Pugin and the Pugin Family , London; V&A, 1985, p. 213.
Alexandra Wedgwood, A.W.N. Pugin and the Pugin Family , London; V&A, 1985, p.203-4.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions 1912, London, Printed for His Majesty’s Stationery Office 1913
The full text of the record is as follows:

'GIBSON, John.

Tracings, from drawings by Sir Charles Barry, R.A., of the
Houses of Parliament. 3 sheets.
E.67-69--1912.

Interior of the House of Lords.
Pen. (16 1/4 x 16 7/8) E.67-1912.

Interior of the House of Commons.
Pen. (15 1/2 x 21 3/8) E.68-1912.

Plan, and front and side elevation of the Speaker's Chair.
Pen. (18 1/4 x 15 1/4) E.69-1912.

Presented by A. E. Richardson, Esq.'

Production Note

Attribution note: A tracing made from one of Pugin's original 'Estimates Drawings'

Materials

Ink; Tracing paper

Techniques

Drawing; Tracing

Subjects depicted

The House of Commons

Production Type

Copy

Collection code

PDP

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