[Armor in a niche] [art original].

Creator:
Harding, G. P. (George Perfect), 1780-1853, artist.
Physical Description:
1 drawing : pen and wash, pencil, and white paint on blue wove paper ; image 12.5 x 9 cm, on sheet 17.1 x 10.9 cm
Notes:
Date of production based on artist's death date.
Former owners include R.S. Holford and J.O. Jardine Binnie. Purchased by W.S. Lewis from E. Mathews, February 1939.
Mounted before title page in an extra-illustrated copy of: Walpole, H. The castle of Otranto. Parma : Printed by Bodoni, for J. Edwards, London, MDCCXCI [1791].
Title devised by curator.
Unsigned; attribution to George Perfect Harding from local catalog card.
Abstract:
Drawing of an arched niche, surrounded by ornate Gothic tracery, in which several weapons and pieces of armor are arranged. A plumed helmet sits atop the center stack of the arrangement, with an armor chest plate and a round shield below it. Spears and a spiked mace stick out from the left side of the center stack; a variety of axes stick out from the right side.
Topics:
Armor.
Arms & armament.
Axes.
Helmets.
Shields.
Spears.
Topics:
Binnie, J. O. Jardine--Ownership.
Holford, Robert Stayner,--1808-1892--Ownership.
Walpole, Horace,--1717-1797.--Castle of Otranto--Illustrations.
Language:
English
Genre:
Pencil works--British--19th century.
Wash drawings--British--19th century.
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Paintings & Drawings
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Source Title:
Castle of Otranto.
Call Number:
24 17 791P Copy 5
Orbis Record:
13698367
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr36699
Citation:
G.P. Harding, Armor in a Niche. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
OID:
16704392
PID:
digcoll:4679389