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Drawing - Drawing of fountain in Draper's Gardens

Drawing of fountain in Draper's Gardens

  • Object:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen, ink, and wash on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 153

Physical description

Pen, ink, and wash drawing on paper of a cylindrical fountain. A drum sits within a large lower basin with moulding around the top rim. The drum is decorated in sculpted drapery and topped with a dolphin sculpture. The dolphin sculpture holds a smaller scalloped-edged basin where a single jet of water shoots up vertically and flows over the basins' edges.

Materials and Techniques

Pen, ink, and wash on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Drapers Gardens (design)'
Top left


Width: 188 mm, Length: 293 mm

Descriptive line

Drawing, pen, ink and wash on paper, drawing of a sculptural stone fountain.


Pen; Ink; Wash; Paper



Subjects depicted

Water features; Basin; Dolphin; Fountain


Drawings; Designs


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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