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Reference number

SM (33) 63/7/7 (34) 63/7/9 (35) 63/7/10 (36) 63/7/8 (37) 63/7/11 (38) 63/7/12 (39) 63/7/13 (40) 63/7/14 (41) 63/7/15

Purpose

Views recording building progress, drawn by Henry Parke, 13-18 April 1816 (9)

Aspect

33 View showing the plinth, pedestal, four-sided aedicule and three of the four pilaster piers to the canopy. The drum-like terminal, cap and pineapple finial rest on the ground nearby 34 View from the south-west showing plinth, pedestal, aedicule, piers and canopy with the entrance to the vault; in the background is seen the boundary wall of the burial ground 35 View from south-west showing the monument with timber scaffolding and ladder; the canopy with its cap and finial are now in position having been hoisted there by a pulley and windlass 36 View from south-west with the scaffolding removed, in the background is the chapel of St Pancras parish workhouse 37 View from south-west with two of the six dice and some of the kerb stones in position 38 View from the south-east with dice and part of the parapet in position, and balusters and acroteria lying in the foreground 39 View from north-west with the masonry surround partly constructed, in the foreground a windlass with planks and in the background Old St Pancras church 40 View from north-east showing the same stage of construction as in drawing 39 but without the windlass and planks. Verso: preparatory sketch of scaffolding as shown in drawing 35 41 View from north-west with most of the stone kerb and dice in position, and in the background Old St Pancras church

Inscribed

(40 verso) a geometric equation: [The square root of] 2hr = / (h half / R Radius)

Signed and dated

33 The monument as it appeared on Good friday 12th April 1816! 34 April 13th 1816 / View of the Monument as it appeared on Saturday 13th of April at Mid day 35 (pencil) April 13th 1816 36 (verso) April 13:th 1816 37 April 15th: 1816 38 April 16: 1816 39 April 17th 1816 40 (verso) April 17th, 1816 41 (pencil) April 18th 1816

Medium and dimensions

(33) Pencil, burnt umber, grey, green and blue washes, watercolour technqiue on wove paper (252 x 337) (34) pencil, burnt umber, grey, green and black washes, watercolour technique on wove paper (253 x 315) (35) pencil, sepia, burnt umber and blue washes on wove paper (270 x 269) (36) pencil, raw umber, sepia and blue washes on wove paper (200 x 249) (37) pencil, burnt umber, raw umber, sepia, blue and green washes, watercolour technique on wove paper (224 x 329) (38) pencil, raw umber, burnt umber, sepia, blue, yellow ochre and green washes, watercolour technique on wove paper (250 x 300) (39) pencil, raw umber, burn umber, green, blue-grey and Indian red washes, watercolour technique on wove paper (182 x 256) (40) pencil, burnt umber, sepia, blue and green washes, watercolour technique on wove paper with old, office repair (252 x 400) (41) pencil, warm sepia, Indian red, raw umber, grey, green and blue washes, some watercolour technqiue on wove paper (260 x 375)

Hand

(33-41) Henry Parke (1790-1835, pupil 1814-20)

Watermark

(37) J Whatman (38) J Wh[atman] (39) Whatman Balston & Co 1814

Notes

Office Day Book entries: 6 April 'Making a View of a Mausoleum. Parke' and 'Making a drawing of a Mausoleum. Parke' on 9 to 13 April; 'Taking Sketches of a Monument. Parke' 17 to 20 April; 'Making a View of the Monument in St Giles's Burial Ground. Parke' on 22 to 27 April 1816. Marked 'absent unwell' from 29 April to 22 May 1816, when Basevi took over (drawings 42-44).

Level

Drawing

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