Skip to main content

St. Mary's in the Strand, with Somerset House: 1695

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

St. Mary's in the Strand, with Somerset House

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Malton, Thomas II

Entities

Categories

Measurements and weight

Height: 462 mm
Width: 354 mm

Relative size of this object

35.4 m46.2 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933) by Guillemard, Francis Henry Hill

Note

A drawing for plate in 'Tour through the Cities of London', 1802, untinted aquatints (copy in the V & A, (Phoebe Stanton, Aug. 1973).

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Messrs. Palser, dealers, King's St., St. James's
  • Location: Old frame?
  • Method of creation: Label

Inscription present: in the hand of Tomkins, who for many years owned the business

  • Text: (title, and name)
  • Location: Old frame?
  • Method of creation: MS label

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1695
Primary reference Number: 21271
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "St. Mary's in the Strand, with Somerset House" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/21271 Accessed: 2022-12-07 18:03:21

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/21271 |title=St. Mary's in the Strand, with Somerset House |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-12-07 18:03:21|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-21271

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Dish: Queen Mary

Accession Number: C.1655-1928

Model house

Accession Number: C.1417-1928

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...