Drawing of the Elevation of the East End of Marcham Church

Architectural Plan
ca.1830-ca.1840 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Ink, wash, and watercolour on paper
Brief Description
Drawing, ink, wash, and watercolour, drawing of the Eastern elevation of Marcham Church, English, 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.
Dimensions
  • Width: 52cm
  • Length: 35.5cm
Style
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.)
Subjects depicted
Place Depicted
Summary
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.
Associated Objects
Collection
Accession Number
D.1787-1898

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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