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Drawing - Elevation of Center of the Guard House and North Screen, Buckingham Palace
  • Elevation of Center of the Guard House and North Screen, Buckingham Palace
    Nash, John, born 1752 - died 1835
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Elevation of Center of the Guard House and North Screen, Buckingham Palace

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1825-1828 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Nash, John, born 1752 - died 1835 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink on paper

  • Museum number:

    8738:37

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 232

Physical description

Pen and ink drawing with pencil underdrawing showing, in elevation, an opening flanked on both sides by three Ionic columns. Above this is a drawing of another part of the building (a ceiling plan or frieze elevation?) and construction details of the cornice, coloured and inscribed to show the intended materials.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1825-1828 (made)

Artist/maker

Nash, John, born 1752 - died 1835 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Buckingham Palace/Elevation of Center of Guard House and North Screen/ Scale 1/2 Inch.
Bottom right; Handwriting; Pen and ink

Dimensions

Height: 64.4 cm, Width: 52.9 cm

Descriptive line

Architectural drawing showing the elevation and construction details of the Center of the Guard House of the North Screen, Buckingham Palace, London, possibly drawn by John Nash, about 1825-1828

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

Nicholas Pevsner, 'London I: The Cities of London and Westminster', Penguin, 1957, pp. 440-445

Materials

Paper; Pen and ink; Pencil; Wash

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Architecture; Regency; Royal Patronage; Columns; Construction drawings

Categories

Drawings; Designs

Production Type

Design

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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