Whitehall Stairs


  • Title

    Whitehall Stairs

  • Artist/maker

  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1540 - 1550
  • Material and technique

    pen and brown ink, over indications in black chalk, on paper

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 15.3 x 27.4 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by Mrs A.H. Sutherland, 1837.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Thurley, Simon, The Royal Palaces of Tudor England (Yale University Press, 1993), illus. p. 77 fig. 98

Colvin, Howard, Foister, Susan, The Panorama of London circa 1544: Wyngaerde's Panorama of London circa 1544 (London / London Topographical Society in association with The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 1996), 15

Thurley, Simon, The Lost Palace of Whitehall (RIBA Heinz Gallery, 1998), fig. 7

Hobhouse, Penelope, The Story of Gardening (London: Dorling Kindersley, 2002), illus. p. 158

Hayward, Maria, The 1542 Inventory of Whitehall: The Palace and Its Keeper, 1 (London: Illuminata Publishers, 2004), fig. 4

Starkey, David, Lost Faces: Identity and Discovery in Tudor Royal Portraiture, ed. B. Grosvenor (Philip Mould, 2007), fig. 23

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