RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoMS 2949
DescriptionEight watercolours by Edward Blore (1787-1879), architect, of Lambeth Palace before and after the rebuilding of a substantial part according to his designs:
1 South elevation showing the Hall, Guard Room, and adjacent buildings later demolished. 28 X 20 cms.
2 North elevation or garden front before demolition. 37 X 21 cms.
3 North and east elevation while demolition in progress. 37 X 21 cms.
4 North elevation of Morton's Tower, showing part of the Hall, archway with upper room adjacent, and St. Mary's parish church in the background. 26 X 26 cms.
5 Coachhouse and stables subsequently demolished. 31 X 16 cms.
6 South elevation as rebuilt by Blore. 37 X 21 cms.
7 North elevation or garden front as rebuilt by Blore. 37 X 22 cms.
8 East corner of the south elevation as rebuilt by Blore and projected boundary wall. 33 X 21 cms.
AcquisitionPurchased with assistance from the Church Commissioners and the National Art-Collections Fund, 1976. Christie's sale 9 November 1976 lot 44. For more information see LR/L/12 ff. 274-282.
CopiesSome colour images available from Bridgeman Art Library: MS 2949/2, (Image ID: LAM 101610), /3 (Image ID: LAM 95199)
RelatedMaterialLambeth Palace Library MSS 3104-3105: Blore plans for rebuilding Lambeth Palace.

The Museum of London holds other drawings of Lambeth Palace commissioned by Archbishop Howley, executed by Henry William Burgess, 1833 (ref: 60.169).

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