Design for a Sultan's palace

Made:
c. 1860-1861 in London
maker:
Westwood, Baillie and Company

Drawing. [Design for a Sultan's palace] / Westwood Baillie & Co, n.d. [c1860-1861]. Pencil, pen and line, watercolour, on paper; image [sight] 47x54.5cm, mounted with washline and gilt edge in Florentine gilded frame 69.5x85x3cm. One of a set of four drawings, three interior and one exterior views. This gives an interior view of a cast iron and glass palace, with ornate tracery, verdant plants and tranquil water in a central aisle with gazebo style reclining area at crossing; structure derivative of the Crystal Palace; being an artist's projections for designs for an Indian purchaser. The Palace probably was not built. From the Archives of Westwood Baillie & Co, iron founders, bridge and ship builders London 1839-1893.

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1985-1558/6
type:
drawing
credit:
Baillie, R.T.K.

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