Greenwich (Royal Observatory)

A pencil study from the east, from below the brow of the hill, showing the Great Equatorial building on the left with Flamsteed House seen through winter trees beyond, centre. The date must be between 1919, when the time-ball was replaced, and 1930 when the Wolfe statue was placed on the brow, roughly in line of sight to the time-ball in this drawing. The likelihood that it is January 1924 is explained in notes on PAF1305.

Object Details

ID: PAE2039
Collection: Fine art
Type: Drawing
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Wyllie, William Lionel
Places: Unlinked place
Date made: 1920s; Probably 1924
Exhibition: Unseen: The Lives of Looking by Dryden Goodwin
People: Wyllie, William Lionel
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection
Measurements: Primary support: 420 mm x 290 mm

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