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Drawing - Mildenhall Church North Elevation

Mildenhall Church North Elevation

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Ink, pen and wash on paper

  • Museum number:

    D.1470-1898

  • Gallery location:

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

This is a drawing of the north side of the Gothic style church Mildenhall Church. Also known as the Church of St. John, it is located in Suffolk, England.

Physical description

Ink, pen and wash elevation drawing on paper of the north side of Mildenhall Church. The drawing is generally without colour except for the blue wash on windowpanes. On the eastern (leftmost) end, a chapel is drawn behind a vestry with lancet windows and a small door. The main body of the church in the centre of the drawing is made up of five bays with two storeys of lancet windows and decorative finials. Finally on the western end (rightmost) a tall tower with a couple small lancet windows and finials is included. Depictions of the church's rectangular stone, roof tiles, and window designs are detailed in fine ink.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Materials and Techniques

Ink, pen and wash on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'MILDENHALL CHURCH / NORTH ELEVATION'
Inscribed in ink at the top left.

Dimensions

Width: 74 cm, Length: 54.5 cm

Descriptive line

Drawing, ink, pen, and wash, Nortern elevation of Mildenhall Church, English.

Materials

Ink; Pen; Wash; Paper

Techniques

Drawn

Subjects depicted

Lancet window; Church; Finial; Tower; Chapel

Categories

Drawings; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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