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1940

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Drawing, Design for Oblong Plaster Ceiling for the First Hall, Carlton House, Pall Mall, London, England, 1786–90

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Henry Holland. It is dated 1786–90 and we acquired it in 1940. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and gray wash on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase from the Mary Hearn Greims Fund.

Its dimensions are

31.4 × 47.9 cm (12 3/8 × 18 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: Strasburg lily with hanging monogram similar to Churchill 415

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and ink, upper center: Ceiling for the first Hall Carlton House

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Oblong Plaster Ceiling for the First Hall, Carlton House, Pall Mall, London, England, 1786–90; Designed by Henry Holland (British, 1745 - 1806); England; pen and black ink, brush and gray wash on paper; 31.4 × 47.9 cm (12 3/8 × 18 7/8 in.); Museum purchase from the Mary Hearn Greims Fund; 1940-21-10

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