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Elevation of Kings Cross

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1880,1113.4759

  • Title (object)

    • Elevation of Kings Cross
  • Description

    Front of the structure erected at King's Cross; with a classical base surrounded by Doric columns, two statues above this to left and right representing St George and St Patrick, a small tower inbetween with a clock, and at the top a statue of George IV; inscribed above the doorway of the structure: "Kings Cross / Erected by Subscription / in honor of / George IV / AD 1830". 1830
    Lithograph

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1830
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 261 millimetres
    • Width: 145 millimetres (sheet)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image with title, followed by "Now erecting by public subscription / Stephen Geary Architect" and directly below image "NB. The Figures below represents St George of England & St Patrick of Ireland, on the opposite Corners are St Andrew of Scotland & St David of Wales".
  • Bibliography

    • Crace 1878 XXXI.40 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (Crace Collection main series)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1880

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1880,1113.4759

Front of the structure erected at King's Cross; with a classical base surrounded by Doric columns, two statues above this to left and right representing St George and St Patrick, a small tower inbetween with a clock, and at the top a statue of George IV; inscribed above the doorway of the structure: "Kings Cross / Erected by Subscription / in honor of / George IV / AD 1830".   1830  Lithograph

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Front of the structure erected at King's Cross; with a classical base surrounded by Doric columns, two statues above this to left and right representing St George and St Patrick, a small tower inbetween with a clock, and at the top a statue of George IV; inscribed above the doorway of the structure: "Kings Cross / Erected by Subscription / in honor of / George IV / AD 1830". 1830 Lithograph

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