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Architectural plan - Drawing of the Elevation of the East End of Marcham Church
  • Drawing of the Elevation of the East End of Marcham Church
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Drawing of the Elevation of the East End of Marcham Church

  • Object:

    Architectural plan

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1830-ca.1840 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Ink, wash, and watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:

    D.1787-1898

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 170

This is a English drawing of the Eastern elevation of the Perpendicular Gothic style Marcham Church located in the county of Oxfordshire. Marcham Church is also known as All Saints and is located in Marcham in the English county of Oxfordshire. It was first built ca. 13th centure but has undergone several restorations since leaving its current state in a Perpendicular Gothic style. The drawing was likely made during a restoration phase ca.1830-ca.1840.

Physical description

Ink, wash, and watercolour drawing on paper of the Eastern elevation of the Perpendicular Gothic style Marcham Church. The architectural sketch includes the side by side chapels in the forefront, the body in the middle ground, and the tower on the west end of the church in lighter ink in the background. Details of the church's stone walls, lancet windows, and roof tiles are included. A blue watercolour wash is included on the windows.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca.1830-ca.1840 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Ink, wash, and watercolour on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Elevation of the East end of Marcham Church'
Written in ink at the centre below the elevation drawing.

architectural scale
Written in feet in ink below the inscription at the center.

Dimensions

Width: 52 cm, Length: 35.5 cm

Descriptive line

Drawing, ink, wash, and watercolour, drawing of the Eastern elevation of Marcham Church, English, ca.1830-ca.1840.

Materials

Ink; Wash; Watercolour; Paper

Techniques

Drawn; Washed

Subjects depicted

Chapel; Church; Tower; Window

Categories

Architecture; Places of Worship; Drawings; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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