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  • Place of origin:

    Hackney (drawn)

  • Date:

    late 17th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and wash drawing

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Hon. Arthur Villiers

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Pen and wash drawing of the tomb of Sir Richard Atkins, Baronet, and his wife, in St. Augstine's Church, side view.

Place of Origin

Hackney (drawn)


late 17th century (drawn)


Unknown (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and wash drawing


height: 8.25 in, width: 8.75 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

Drawing for reproduction by an unknown artist, Tomb of Sir Richard Atkins, Baronet, and his wife, in St. Augustine's Church, Hackney, late 17th century, pen and wash.

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

Taken from departmental handlist.


Pen and wash



Subjects depicted

Tombs; Religion; Churches; Rural areas


Prints; Religion; Christianity


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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