Sampler depicting John Wesley's chapel
- Art Funded
- 47 x 48.3 cm
- Art Fund grant
- £390 (Total: £960)
There are few surviving 18th-century depictions of the chapel, making it a rare and important object. Skillfully worked, it includes a variety of motifs and text including Christian verses and a dedication reading: A south west view of Revd Mr John Wesley's new chapel City Road London, done by Elizabeth Ryalls in the 12th year of her age December 19 1798.
Private collection; Christie's, London.
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