Presentation volume of elevations and plans for Trentham Hall, North Staffordshire by Sir Charles Barry

Trentham Hall, built between 1834 and 1848, was the first country house constructed in Barry's Italianate style, a style which went on to make his name and fortune.

Details

Medium:
Pen & ink & watercolour wash on paper, bound in leather
Dimensions:
64.5 x 40.5 x 1.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£12,500 ( Total: £1,760,000)
Acquired in:
2006
Vendor:
Private vendor

This volume contains three elevations and four architectural plans drawn by hand. Trentham Hall was demolished in 1911.

Provenance

Presented by Sir Charles Barry to 2nd Duke of Sutherland, 1834; by descent until 1913; Trustees of Duke of Sutherland until 1972; Trustees of the Countess of Sutherland's No. 3 Settlement. The work has been on loan to Staffordshire Record Office sinc

Venue details

Staffordshire Record Office Eastgate Street, STAFFORD Staffordshire ST16 2LZ 01785 278379 www.staffordshire.gov.uk/archives/

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