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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pen and wash drawing

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Hon. Arthur Villiers

  • Museum number:

    E.4855-1923

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case Z, shelf 17, box I

Physical description

Drawing of the south front of Balmes House (also called Baums or Baumes), Hoxton.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1820 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

pen and wash drawing

Dimensions

Height: 2.25 in, Width: 1.75 in

Object history note

This object was part of the John Edmund Gardner collection of topographical prints and drawings of London. After Gardner's death the collection passed to his son Edmund Thomas, but was sold to Edward Coates MP in 1910. The collection was sold again in 1923 after Coates' death, and was split between various institutions and private collectors. The portion connected with Hoxton, Homerton, Hackney and Bethnal Green was bought by the Hon. Arthur Villiers and donated to the Bethnal Green Museum.

Descriptive line

Pen and wash drawing of Balmes House, Hoxton, by an unknown artist, ca. 1820

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

Taken from departmental handlist

Production Note

Sketch for an engraving in National History and Views of London and its Environs, Vol. II, edited by C. F. Partington, Simpkin & Marshall: London, 1834

Materials

Paper (fiber product); Wash

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Manor houses

Categories

London history; Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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